Bilingualism and Children With Down Syndrome This article discusses bilingualism and the factors that influence rate of bilingual development and fluency. Subsequently, the author highlights questions often asked regarding bilingualism and children with Down syndrome, and provides case study examples of children and bilingual language development. ... Article
Article  |   October 01, 2009
Bilingualism and Children With Down Syndrome
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  • Elizabeth Kay-Raining Bird
    Dalhousie UniversityHalifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Special Populations / Cultural & Linguistic Diversity / Genetic & Congenital Disorders / Articles
Article   |   October 01, 2009
Bilingualism and Children With Down Syndrome
SIG 1 Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, October 2009, Vol. 16, 90-96. doi:10.1044/lle16.3.90
SIG 1 Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, October 2009, Vol. 16, 90-96. doi:10.1044/lle16.3.90
Abstract

This article discusses bilingualism and the factors that influence rate of bilingual development and fluency. Subsequently, the author highlights questions often asked regarding bilingualism and children with Down syndrome, and provides case study examples of children and bilingual language development.

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