Pragmatics and multilingualism

Organisational unit: Research group

Research

The research focus is language development in children with language impairment and with typical development, carried out in cooperation with earlier doctoral and master students. The following language domains have been studied: phonology, grammar and lexicon. In later years, focus has been on pragmatic and interactional aspects, also in children with ADHD, autism spectrum disorders and cerebral palsy. In addition, historical studies of the speech-language therapy profession and the study of child language have been performed. An important research area is studying bilingual children, especially Swedish-Arabic, with and without language impairment. Our research has generated different language tests, used in clinical practice. A recent branch of research is the study of language and pragmatic difficulties of clients within the Swedish prison and probation system. Apart from scientific articles, our research has generated textbooks, most recent on bilingual children with language impairment.

Recent research outputs

Ulrika Nettelbladt & Ors, M. 2017 Barnneurologi. Jägervall, M. & Lundgren, J. (eds.). 1 ed. Studentlitteratur, p. 615-617

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapter

Ketty Holmström, Salameh, E-K., Ulrika Nettelbladt & Dahlgren Sandberg, A. 2016 Nov In : Communication Disorders Quarterly. 38, 1, p. 24-34 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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