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Title: Instructive bilingualism: Can bilingual children with specific language impairment rely on one language in learning a second one?
Author: Sharon Armon-Lotem
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Institution: Bar-Ilan University
Linguistic Field: Language Acquisition
Abstract: Only a decade ago, a very few researchers considered the study of language disorders in bilingual population worth pursuing. It was mostly argued that there were enough challenges in studying bilingualism, and even more challenges in the study of specific language impairment (SLI). So why complicate things and combine the two domains?

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