Files in this item

FilesDescriptionFormat

application/pdf

application/pdf3199161.pdf (5MB)Restricted to U of Illinois
(no description provided)PDF

Description

Title:Documenting the Communicative Competence of Bilingual Preschoolers With Down Syndrome
Author(s):Valdivia, Rebeca A. N.
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Rosalinda Barrera
Department / Program:Education
Discipline:Education
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Education, Special
Abstract:Findings showed that the children demonstrated communicative competence skills in all settings, though the variety and quantity of skills in English, Spanish, or mixed code increased in settings with a positive affective climate and in settings where their home language(s) was acknowledged and valued. All four participants performed comparatively to other same-age peers with Down syndrome who come from monolingual homes and community contexts. A number of implications for research and practice are formulated based on the findings.
Issue Date:2005
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:225 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/79876
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI3199161
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-25
Date Deposited:2005


This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Item Statistics