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Journal Title: Applied Psycholinguistics
Volume/Issue:   31/2
Table of Contents: The interface between bilingual development and specific language impairment
by Johannes Paradis
pp 227-252

Instructive bilingualism: Can bilingual children with specific language impairment rely on one language in learning a second one?
by Sharon Armon-Lotem
pp 253-260

Mapping at the interface
by Shula Chiat
pp 261-270

Summing up problems in bilingual specific language impairment: Why multiple influences may not be additive
by Gina Conti-Ramsden
pp 270-273

Notes on the nature of bilingual specific language impairment
by Jan R. de Jong
pp 273-277

The use of descriptive data from bilingual children to inform theories of specific language impairment
by Susan Ellis Weismer, Margarita Kaushanskaya
pp 277-282

Interface or face to face? The profiles and contours of bilinguals and specific language impairment
by Virginia C. Mueller Gathercole
pp 282-293

Development or impairment?
by Gisela Håkansson
pp 293-297

Bilingualism as a kind of therapy?
by Aafke Hulk, Sharon Unsworth
pp 297-303

Beyond morphosyntax in developing bilinguals and “specific” language impairment
by Kathryn Kohnert, Kerry Danahy Ebert
pp 303-310

Language combinations, subtypes, and severity in the study of bilingual children with specific language impairment
by Laurence B. Leonard
pp 310-315

An integrated approach to the study of specific language impairment and bilingualism
by Kathleen F. Peets, Ellen Bialystok
pp 315-319

Evaluating maturational parallels in second language children and children with specific language impairment
by Mabel L. Rice
pp 320-327

The potential of studying specific language impairment in bilinguals for linguistic research on specific language impairment in monolinguals
by Monika Rothweiler
pp 327-332

All acquisition begins with the projection of a bare verb phrase
by Anne Vainikka, Martha Young-Scholten
pp 332-339

We can no longer afford a monolingual norm
by Barbara Zurer-Pearson
pp 339-343

Response to Commentaries on the interface between bilingual development and specific language impairment
by Johannes Paradis
pp 345-362

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): Dutch
LL Issue: 21.1432