Randomized trial of a population-based, home-delivered intervention for preschool language delay.

TitleRandomized trial of a population-based, home-delivered intervention for preschool language delay.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsWake M, Tobin S, Levickis P, Gold L, Ukoumunne OC, Zens N, Goldfeld S, Le H, Law J, Reilly S
JournalPediatrics
Volume132
Issue4
Paginatione895-904
Date Published2013 Oct
Abstract

Population approaches to lessen the adverse impacts of preschool language delay remain elusive. We aimed to determine whether systematic ascertainment of language delay at age 4 years, followed by a 10-month, 1-on-1 intervention, improves language and related outcomes at age 5 years.

DOI10.1039/c3cc45611k
Alternate JournalPediatrics