Impairment in non-word repetition: a marker for language impairment or reading impairment?

We suggest that current NWR ability may be a marker of a process specifically underlying language impairment, co-occurring with reading impairment involving reading decoding and spelling, rather than a generic correlate of language impairment. Other verbal memory deficits appear to be pervasive in children with language impairment.

from Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology

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