First Study Reveals Bilingualism Not a Problem for Children with Down’s Syndrome
[Source: Medical X-Press]
In the first study of its kind in the UK, researchers examined language in Welsh-English bilingual children with Down syndrome and found no evidence of additional difficulties compared to monolinguals.
Findings dispel the myth that exposure to two languages may cause problems for children with Down syndrome.
The publication is part of early career researcher Dr. Rebecca Ward’s work in the Department of Linguistics at Bangor University. Rebecca says:
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