An Assessment of a Controlled Association Task to Identify Word-Finding Problems in Children Assessment tasks purported to identify or describe word-finding problems are reviewed. Data comparing the performances of normal and disordered language-learning children on a specific controlled word association task are presented. A discussion of factors that may be operating in the performance of this particular task is included. ... Research Article
Research Article  |   April 1987
An Assessment of a Controlled Association Task to Identify Word-Finding Problems in Children
 
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  • Penelope K. Hall is an assistant professor in the Department of Speech Pathology andAudiology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242. Linda S. Jordan is an adjunct associate professor in the Departments of Neurology and Speech Pathology and Audiology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242.
    Penelope K. Hall is an assistant professor in the Department of Speech Pathology andAudiology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242. Linda S. Jordan is an adjunct associate professor in the Departments of Neurology and Speech Pathology and Audiology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242.×
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Research Article   |   April 1987
An Assessment of a Controlled Association Task to Identify Word-Finding Problems in Children
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, April 1987, Vol. 18, 99-111. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1802.99
History: Received December 19, 1984 , Accepted November 19, 1985
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, April 1987, Vol. 18, 99-111. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1802.99
History: Received December 19, 1984; Accepted November 19, 1985

Assessment tasks purported to identify or describe word-finding problems are reviewed. Data comparing the performances of normal and disordered language-learning children on a specific controlled word association task are presented. A discussion of factors that may be operating in the performance of this particular task is included.

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