The following publications contain information for clinicians and researchers on the use of the CDIs.

Books and Monographs

Bates, E., Bretherton, I., & Snyder, L. (1988). From first words to grammar: individual differences and dissociable mechanisms. New York: Cambridge University Press. [Paperback edition issued 1991].

Fenson, L., Dale, P.S., Reznick, J.S., Thal, D., Bates, E., Hartung, J.P., Pethick, S., & Reilly, J.S. (1993). The MacArthur Communicative Development Inventories: User’s Guide and Technical Manual. Baltimore : Paul H. Brokes Publishing Co.

Fenson, L., Dale, P., Reznick, J., Bates, E., Thal, D., & Pethick, S. (1994). Variability in early communicative development. Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, Serial No. 242, Vol. 59, No. 5.

Tomasello. M., & Bates, E., (Eds.). (2001). Language development: The essential readings. Oxford: Basil Blackwell.

Journal Articles

Thal, D., O'Hanlon, L., Clemmons, M., & Frailin, L. (1999). Validity of a parent report measure of vocabulary and syntax for preschool children with language impairment. Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Disorders, 42, 482-496.

Snyder, L., Bates, E., & Bretherton, I. (1981). Content and context in early lexical development. Journal of Child Language, 8, 565-582.

Bretherton, I., McNew, S., Snyder, L., & Bates, E. (1983). Individual differences at 20 months. Journal of Child Language, 10, 293-320.

Shore, C., O'Connell, B., & Bates, E. (1984). First sentences in language and symbolic play. Developmental Psychology, 20(5), 872-880.

Thal, D., & Bates, E. (1988). Language and gesture in late talkers. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 31, 115-123.

Bates, E., Thal, D., Whitesell, K., Oakes, L., & Fenson, L. (1989). Integrating language and gesture in infancy. Developmental Psychology, 25(6), 1004-1019.

Dale, P., Bates, E., Reznick, S., & Morisset, C. (1989). The validity of a parent report instrument of child language at 20 months. Journal of Child Language, 16, 239-249.

Thal, D., & Bates, E. (1989). Language and communication in early childhood. Pediatric Annals, 18(5), 299-306.

Marchman, V., Miller, R., & Bates, E. (1991). Babble and first words in infants with focal brain injury. Applied Psycholinguistics, 12(1), 1-22.

Thal, D., Marchman, V., Stiles, J., Aram, D., Trauner, D., Nass, R., & Bates, E. (1991). Early lexical development in children with focal brain injury. Brain and Language, 40(4), 491-527.

Bates, E., & Carnevale, G. F. (1993). New directions in research on language development. Developmental Review, 13, 436-470.

Bates, E., Marchman, V., Thal, D., Fenson, L., Dale, P., Reznick, S., Reilly, J., & Hartung, J. (1994). Developmental and stylistic variation in the composition of early vocabulary. Journal of Child Language, 21(1), 85-124. [Reprinted in K. Perera, Ed., Growing points in child language. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997].

Dall'Oglio, A., Bates, E., Volterra, V., Di Capua, M., & Pezzini, G. (1994). Early cognition, communication and language in children with focal brain injury. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 36, 1076-1098.

Marchman, V., & Bates, E. (1994). Continuity in lexical and morphological development: a test of the critical mass hypothesis. Journal of Child Language, 21, 339-366.

Caselli, M. C., Bates, C., Casadio, P., Fenson, L., Fenson, J., Sanderl, L., & Weir, J. (1995). A cross-linguistic study of early lexical development. Cognitive Development, 10, 159-199. [redacted version published in M. Tomasello & E. Bates (Eds.), Language development: The essential readings. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 2001].

Thal, D., Bates, E., Zappia, M.J., & Oroz, M. (1996). Ties between lexical and grammatical development: Evidence from early talkers. Journal of Child Language, 23(2), 349-368.

Bates, E. (1997). Origins of language disorders: A comparative approach. In D. Thal & J. Reilly, (Eds.), Special issue on Origins of Communication Disorders, Developmental Neuropsychology, 13(3), 275-343.

Bates, E., & Goodman, J. (1997). On the inseparability of grammar and the lexicon: Evidence from acquisition, aphasia and real-time processing. Language & Cognitive Processes, 12(5/6), 507-586. [redacted version reprinted in M. Tomasello & E. Bates (Eds.), Essential readings in language development. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 2000].

Bates, E., Thal, D., Trauner, D., Fenson, J., Aram, D., Eisele, J., & Nass, R. (1997). From first words to grammar in children with focal brain injury. In D. Thal & J. Reilly, (Eds.). Special issue on Origins of Communication Disorders. Developmental Neuropsychology, 13(3), 447-476.

Singer-Harris, N., Bellugi, U., Bates, E., Rossen, M., & Jones, W. (1997). Emerging language in two genetically based neurodevelopmental disorders. In D. Thal & J. Reilly, (Eds.), Special issue on Origins of Communication Disorders, Developmental Neuropsychology, 13(3), 345-370.

Thal, D., Bates, E., Goodman, J., & Jahn-Samilo, J. (1997). Continuity of language abilities in late- and early-talking toddlers. In D. Thal & J. Reilly, (Eds.), Special issue on Origins of Communication Disorders, Developmental Neuropsychology, 13(3), 239-273.

Bates, E. (1999). Language and the infant brain. Journal of Communication Disorders, 32, 195-205.

Caselli, M. C., Casadio, P., & Bates, E. (1999). A comparison of the transition from first words to grammar in English and Italian. Journal of Child Language, 26, 69-111. [redacted version published in M. Tomasello & E. Bates (Eds.), Essential readings in language development. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 2000].

Fenson, L., Bates, E., Dale, P., Goodman, J., Reznick, J. S., & Thal, D. (2000). Measuring variability in early child language: Don't shoot the messenger. Comment on Feldman et al. Child Development, 71(2), 323-328.

Vicari, S., Albertoni, A., Chilosi, A., Cipriani, P., Cioni, G., & Bates, E. (2000). Plasticity and reorganization during early language learning in children with congenital brain injury. Cortex, 36, 31-46.

Bates, E., Devescovi, A., & Wulfeck, B. (2001). Psycholinguistics: A cross-language perspective. Annual Review of Psychology. 52, 369-398.

Bates, E. & Dick, F. (2002). Language, gesture and the developing brain. In B. J. Casey & Y. Munakata (Eds)., Special issue: Converging method approach to the study of developmental science. Developmental Psychobiology, 40(3), 293-310.

Stiles, J, Bates, E., Thal, D., Trauner, D., and Reilly, J. (2002). Linguistic and spatial cognitive development in children with pre- and perinatal focal brain injury: A ten-year overview of the San Diego longitudinal project. In M.H. Johnson, Y. Munakata & R.O. Gilmore (Eds.), Brain development and cognition: A reader. London: Blackwell; 2nd ed., pp. 272-291.

Devescovi, A., Caselli, C., Marchione, D., Pasqualetti, P., Reilly, J. & Bates, E. (2003). A cross-linguistic study of the relaitonship between grammar and lexical development. Manuscript, Center for Reseach in Language, University of California, San Diego.

Bates, E. (in press). Explaining and interpreting deficits in language development across clinical groups: Where do we go from here? . In B. Wulfeck & J. Reilly, J., (Eds). Plasticity and development: Language in atypical children. Special issue, Brain and Language.

Reilly, J., Weckerly, J., & Bates, E. (in press). La neuroplasticité et le développement: La morphologie et la syntaxe chez les enfants lésés [Plasticity and development: Morphology and syntax in children with lesions]. In J. Bernicot & J. Reilly (Eds.), Numéro Special: Le développement du langage chez les enfants atypiques [Special issue: Language development in atypical children]. Enfance.

Chapters and Conference Proceedings

Bates, E. (1979). On the emergence of symbols: Ontogeny and phylogeny. In A. Collins (Ed.), Children's language and communication: The Minnesota Symposium on Child Psychology, Vol. 12. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum Associates, 121-157.

Bretherton, I., & Bates, E. (1979). The emergence of intentional language and action: Similarities and differences. Papers & Reports in Child Language. Stanford University, Department of Linguistics.

Bates, E., Bretherton, I., Shore, C., & McNew, S. (1983). Names, gestures, and objects: Symbolization in infancy and aphasia. In K. Nelson (Eds.), Children's language: Volume IV. Hillsdale, N.J.: Erlbaum, 59-125.

Bates, E., Bretherton, I., Beeghly-Smith, M., & McNew, S. (1982). Social factors in language acquisition: A reassessment. In H. Reese & L. Lipsett (Eds.), Advances in child development & behavior: Volume 16. New York: Academic Press, 8-68.

Bretherton, I., & Bates, E. (1984). The development of representation from 10 to 28 months: Differential stability of language and symbolic play. In R. N. Emde & R. H. Harmon (Eds.), Continuities and discontinuities in development. New York: Plenum, 229-259.

Bretherton, I., O'Connell, B., Shore, C., & Bates, E. (1984). The effect of contextual variation on symbolic play: Development from 20 to 28 months. In I. Bretherton (Ed.), Symbolic play: representation of social understanding. New York: Academic Press, 271-297.

Bates, E., O'Connell, B., & Shore, C. (1987). Language and communication in infancy. In J. Osofsky (Ed.), Handbook of infant development. New York: Wiley, 149-203.

Bates, E., & Snyder, L. (1987). The cognitive hypothesis in language development. In I. Uzgiris & J. McV. Hunt (Eds.), Research with scales of psychological development in infancy. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 168-206.

Bates, E., & Thal, D. (1990). Associations and dissociations in language development. In J. Miller (Ed.), Research on child language disorders: A decade of progress. Austin, Texas: Pro-Ed, 147-168.

Shore, C., Bates, E.,, Bretherton, I., Beeghly, M., & O'Connell, B. (1990). Vocal and gestural symbols: similarities and differences from 13 to 28 months. In V. Volterra & C. J. Erting (Eds.), From gesture to language in hearing and deaf children. Amsterdam: Springer-Verlag, 79-92.

Thal, D., & Bates, E. (1990). Continuity and variation in early language development. In J. Fagen & J. Colombo (Eds.), Individual differences in infancy: Reliability, stability, prediction. Hillsdale, N. J.: Erlbaum, 359-386.

Bates, E., Thal, D., & Marchman, V. (1991). Symbols and syntax: A Darwinian approach to language development. In N. Krasnegor, D. Rumbaugh, R. Schiefelbush & M. Studdert-Kennedy (Eds.), Biological and behavioral determinants of language development. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum, 29-65.

Bates, E. (1992). Sviluppo normale e anormale del linguaggio . In A. Benton, H. Levin, G. Moretti, & D. Riva, (Eds.), Neuropsicologia dell'età evolutiva [Developmental Neuro-psychology] (pp. 112-127). Milan: Franco Angeli.

Dixon, S., Feldman, H., & Bates, E. (1992). Two years: learning the rules--language and cognition. In S. Dixon & M. Stein, Encounters with children: pediatric behavior and development, 2nd edition. St. Louis, Missouri: Mosby Year Book Medical Publishers. 247-264.

Bates, E., Thal, D., & Janowsky, J. (1992). Early language development and its neural correlates. In S. Segalowitz & I. Rapin (Eds.), Handbook of neuropsychology: child neuropsychology (Vol. 7). Holland: Elsevier, 69-110.

Bates, E. (1995). Conclusioni [Epilogue]. In M. C. Caselli & P. Casadio, Il primo vocabolario del bambino: Guida all'uso del questionario MacArthur per la valutazione della comunicazione e del linguaggio nei primi anni di vita. Milan: FrancoAngeli, 94-100.

Bates, E., Dale, P., & Thal, D. (1995). Individual differences and their implications for theories of language development. In P. Fletcher & B. MacWhinney (Eds.), Handbook of child language. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 96-151.

Volterra, V., & Bates, E. (1995). L'acquisizione del linguaggio in condizioni normali e patologiche. In G.Sabbadini (Ed.), Manuale di neuropsicologia dell'età evolutiva. Bologna: Zanichelli, 183-202.

Stiles, J., Bates, E., Thal, D., Trauner, D., & Reilly, J. (1998). Linguistic, cognitive and affective development in children with pre- and perinatal focal brain injury: A ten-year overview from the San Diego longitudinal project. In C. Rovee-Collier, L. Lipsitt, & H. Hayne (Eds.), Advances in Infancy Research. Norwood, NJ: Ablex, 131-163.

Bates, E. (1999). Plasticity, localization and language development. In S.H. Broman & J.M. Fletcher (Eds.), The changing nervous system: Neurobehavioral consequences of early brain disorders. New York: Oxford University Press, 214-253.

Bates, E. (1999). On the nature and nurture of language. In R. Levi-Montalcini, D. Baltimore, R. Dulbecco, & F. Jacob (Series Eds.) & E. Bizzi, P. Calissano, & V. Volterra (Vol. Eds.), Frontiere della biologia [Frontiers of biology]. The brain of homo sapiens Rome: Giovanni Trecanni.

Bates, E., & Goodman, J. (1999). On the emergence of grammar from the lexicon. In B. MacWhinney (Ed.), The emergence of language. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 29-79.

Bates, E., Vicari, S., & Trauner, D. (1999). Neural mediation of language development: Perspectives from lesion studies of infants and children. In H. Tager-Flusberg (Ed.), Neurodevelopmental disorders. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 533-581.

Bates, E., & Roe, K. (2001). Language development in children with unilateral brain injury. In C.A. Nelson & M. Luciana (Eds.), Handbook of developmental cognitive neuroscience. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 281-307.

Bates, E., Thal, D., Finlay, B.L., & Clancy, B. (2003). Early language development and its neural correlates. In F. Boller & J. Grafman (Series Eds.) & S.J. Segalowitz & I. Rapin (Vol. Eds.), Handbook of neuropsychology, Vol. 8, Part II, Child neuropsychology, (2nd ed., pp. 525-592). Amsterdam: Elsevier Science B.V. [extensively revised/updated version of Bates, E., Thal, D., & Janowsky, J. Early language development and its neural correlates. In S.J. Segalowitz & I. Rapin (Eds.), Handbook of neuropsychology: Child neuropsychology (Vol. 7). Holland: Elsevier, 1992, 69-110.]

Arriaga, R.I., Fenson, L., Cronan, T., & Pethick, S.J. (1988), Scores on the MacArthur Communicative Development Inventory of Children From Low and Middle Income Levels. Applied Psycholinguistics, 19, 209-223.

 

 
 
 
   

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