Personal Narratives: Assessment and Intervention Personal narratives are a critical aspect of functional discourse. The purpose of this article is to describe the impairments of personal narrative discourse in children with language learning disorders. The authors also consider cultural aspects of narrative discourse, present assessment and intervention guidelines, and delineate cultural considerations. ... Article
Article  |   October 01, 2012
Personal Narratives: Assessment and Intervention
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  • Lynn S. Bliss
    University of Houston, Houston, TX
  • Allyssa McCabe
    University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, MA
  • Disclosure: Allyssa McCabe has no financial or nonfinancial relationships related to the content of this article.
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  • Disclosure: Lynn S. Bliss has no financial or nonfinancial relationships related to the content of this article.
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Article   |   October 01, 2012
Personal Narratives: Assessment and Intervention
SIG 1 Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, October 2012, Vol. 19, 130-138. doi:10.1044/lle19.4.130
SIG 1 Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, October 2012, Vol. 19, 130-138. doi:10.1044/lle19.4.130

Personal narratives are a critical aspect of functional discourse. The purpose of this article is to describe the impairments of personal narrative discourse in children with language learning disorders. The authors also consider cultural aspects of narrative discourse, present assessment and intervention guidelines, and delineate cultural considerations.

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