A comparison of psycholinguistic abilities of inner-city and suburban eight-year-old educable mentally retarded children

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dc.contributor.advisor Spencer, Elizabeth F., 1922- en_US
dc.contributor.author Holtsclaw, Ada Anne, 1939- en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T19:30:32Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-03T19:30:32Z
dc.date.created 1971 en_US
dc.date.issued 1971
dc.identifier LD2489.Z72 1971 .H65 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/180262
dc.description.abstract This thesis has attempted to determine psycholinguistic differences between inner-city retarded children and suburban retarded children. The instruments used in this study are: The Illinois Test of Psycholinguistic Abilities and The Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test. The subjects used in this study are forty eight-year-old educable mentally retarded children attending special classes in the Indianapolis Public Schools: twenty children from the inner-city and twenty children from suburban schools. Language differences between the two groups are demonstrated.In addition, there is a description of language differences of four subgroups: girls, boys, black children, white children.
dc.format.extent iv, 56 leaves ; 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Psycholinguistics. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Children with mental disabilities -- Language. en_US
dc.title A comparison of psycholinguistic abilities of inner-city and suburban eight-year-old educable mentally retarded children en_US
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.A.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/415641 en_US


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