Portland State University. Department of Speech Communication
Date of Award
Master of Science (M.S.) in Speech Communication
1 online resource (104 p.)
Language acquisition, Slow learning children, Nonverbal communication in children, Social interaction in children
The purpose of this study was to compare the frequency and range of communication intentions in normally developing toddlers and ELD toddlers. Data were gathered from ten minute video tapes of low structured parent/child interaction by coding twelve communication intentions commonly acquired in the first two years of life and expressed with five modes of communication.
Shiffer, Mary Elaine, "A comparison of communication intentions in toddlers between sixteen and thirty-four months of age" (1988). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 3858.