• The impact of hearing loss on the development of gesture use 

    Miller, Tara (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] In hearing infants, gesture use has been linked with later language development. Therefore, it is crucial to understand similarities and differences ...
  • Maternal behaviors following infant vocalization 

    Doveikis, Kate (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2015)
    Studies of maternal responsiveness suggest responsive maternal utterances may encourage infant behaviors important to mastering speech and language. However, little is known about instances in which mothers are non-responsive. ...
  • Maternal verbal responsiveness to infant vocalizations 

    Millett, Amanda L. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] Studies of maternal responsiveness to infant vocalizations shed light on mothers' role in language development. This study examined contingent verbal ...