Communicative performance of children with Down syndrome in two different situations*

CONCLUSION: caregivers’ socioeconomic and educational levels might be considered risk factors for the development of the pragmatic aspects of language in children with DS and special attention should be given to these families during the speech-language therapeutic process. Independently of the interlocutor, these children were able to initiate and maintain communication, using communicative means and functions in a similar fashion.

from Pró-Fono Revista de Atualização Científica

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