Examining Continuity of Early Expressive Vocabulary Development: The Generation R Study

Conclusions: Although multiple perinatal, demographic, and maternal psychosocial factors significantly predicted vocabulary skills at 30 months, positive predictive value and sensitivity were low. Future studies should address to what extent additional factors, such as brain maturation and genetic influences, can improve the prediction and understanding of continuity and discontinuity of language delay.

from the Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research

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