This study examined whether metalinguistic frequency increases or utterance type changes with age in children with typical language. Overt metalinguistic productions of 32 children, 3;0-5;7, were collected during recast intervention. Overall, the data showed changes in frequency and proportion of types with age.
Kirkby, Laura; Dingess, Mallory; Ewing, Jamesa; Salvers, Whitney; and Proctor-Williams, Kerry. 2014. Development of Metalinguistic Awareness: Evidence from Children’s Overt Productions. Poster Presentation. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Orlando, FL. http://submissions.mirasmart.com/ASHA2014/Itinerary/ItinerarySubmissionDetail.aspx?sbmID=2148