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Language impairment test 'precise'


A test which identifies when children need help with language has been trailed and the results published in the American online scientific journal Plos One.

Professor Heather Van De Lely of Harvard University explains why her "gaps" test was found to be 98% effective in identifying specific language impairment.

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