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Second language learners often produce language forms resembling those of children with Specific Language Impairment (SLI). At present, professionals working in language assessment and education have only limited diagnostic instruments to distinguish language impaired migrant children from those who will eventually catch up with their monolingual peers.

Multilingual Matters

This book presents a comprehensive set of tools for assessing the linguistic abilities of bilingual children. It aims to disentangle effects of bilingualism from those of SLI, making use of both models of bilingualism and models of language impairment. The book’s methods-oriented focus will make it an essential handbook for practitioners who look for measures which could be adapted to a variety of languages in diverse communities, as well as academic researchers.

Assessing Multilingual Children

  • Sharon Armon-Lotem, Natalia Meir, Jan de Jong

  • Bristol/Buffalo/Toronto: Multilingual Matters, 2015

  • ISBN: 978 17 83093 12 0