Imitation: A Closer Look This paper explores the effectiveness of elicited imitation in clinical assessment and remediation procedures. A critical review of the literature dealing with the role of elicited imitation in language acquisition as well as the use of elicited imitation clinically is presented. Conclusions drawn from the review indicated that the effectiveness ... Articles
Articles  |   August 01, 1976
Imitation: A Closer Look
 
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Articles   |   August 01, 1976
Imitation: A Closer Look
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, August 1976, Vol. 41, 412-422. doi:10.1044/jshd.4103.412
History: Received June 4, 1975 , Accepted December 16, 1975
 
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, August 1976, Vol. 41, 412-422. doi:10.1044/jshd.4103.412
History: Received June 4, 1975; Accepted December 16, 1975

This paper explores the effectiveness of elicited imitation in clinical assessment and remediation procedures. A critical review of the literature dealing with the role of elicited imitation in language acquisition as well as the use of elicited imitation clinically is presented. Conclusions drawn from the review indicated that the effectiveness of employing elicited imitation for assessment and remediation purposes is not clearly defined.

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