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Session Code: 8035 Poster Board 325
Title: The Secret Language of Twins: Implications for Language Development
Day: Thursday, November 12, 2015 Time: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Colorado Convention Center Room: Hall EF
Session Format: Poster PDH(s): 15 Minutes


Presenter(s) (click the names to view bios and disclosures):
Kathy Strattman, Wichita St U (presenting author) |No Advance Handout Uploaded |No Final Presentation Uploaded
Marina Coberly, Wichita St U (presenting author) |No Advance Handout Uploaded |No Final Presentation Uploaded
Douglas Parham, Wichita St U |No Advance Handout Uploaded |No Final Presentation Uploaded


Abstract:
Twins provide unique opportunities for study because of genetic and environmental similarities. Some twins engage in twin talk. Previous research suggests twins will exhibit language delays. Initial results of this study indicate identical twins engage in more twin talk and for a longer time which may affect language development.


Speech-Language Pathology Topic Area: Language and Learning in School-Age Children and Adolescents
Instructional Level:
Intermediate Instruction at the Intermediate Level assumes some familiarity with the basic literature as well as some experience in professional practice within the area covered and is targeted for more experienced professionals. The pace of the training and difficulty of concepts presented require more advanced knowledge and skills than the Introductory Level. Examples used at this level are often based on recent research and case studies that are complex in nature.
Abstract Type: Research Submission
Learner Outcomes:
Learner Outcome 1: Describe major elements of the study design
Learner Outcome 2: Discuss the authors’ conclusions
Learner Outcome 3: Identify possible implications for practice
   

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