A Potential Limitation of Treatment Efficacy Research: A Comment on Camarata, Nelson, and Camarata (1994) Camarata, Nelson, and Camarata (1994) compare the relative effectiveness of two treatment conditions in generating spontaneous production of linguistic targets by children with specific language impairment. The authors refer to one condition as “imitative intervention” and the other as “conversational recast language intervention.” They report that “a significantly greater ... Letter to the Editor
Letter to the Editor  |   February 01, 1996
A Potential Limitation of Treatment Efficacy Research: A Comment on Camarata, Nelson, and Camarata (1994)
 
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • David Snow
    Child Language Center The University of Arizona Tucson, AZ 85721
  • Linda Swisher
    Child Language Center The University of Arizona Tucson, AZ 85721
  • Mary McNamara
    Child Language Center The University of Arizona Tucson, AZ 85721
  • Barbara Kiernan
    Child Language Center The University of Arizona Tucson, AZ 85721
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Development / School-Based Settings / Normal Language Processing / Language Disorders / Specific Language Impairment / Attention, Memory & Executive Functions / Language / Letters to the Editor
Letter to the Editor   |   February 01, 1996
A Potential Limitation of Treatment Efficacy Research: A Comment on Camarata, Nelson, and Camarata (1994)
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, February 1996, Vol. 39, 221-222. doi:10.1044/jshr.3901.221
History: Received May 8, 1995 , Accepted August 4, 1995
 
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, February 1996, Vol. 39, 221-222. doi:10.1044/jshr.3901.221
History: Received May 8, 1995; Accepted August 4, 1995
Acknowledgments
This research was funded in part by U.S. Department of Education Grant Nos. H029D90108 and H023C40118-95 and by the Tucson Scottish Rite Charitable Foundation. We would like to thank our colleagues Rebecca Vance and Andrew W. Merrell for their helpful suggestions.
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