To celebrate the Child and Adolescent Mental Health journal’s 25th anniversary, we have released the 25 top cited articles of all time*! All papers are freely available online for you to read.
Number 5 of 25 is a tie! Jointly in 5th is…
Parental Report of Infant Language Skills: A Review of the Development and Application of the Communicative Development Inventories
James Law, Penny Roy
First Published: 13 October 2008
Key Practitioner Message:
- CDIs are one of the most commonly used research tools in the study of early language development
- Despite their wide use there are concerns about their validity and reliability
- Although they are versatile, efficient and valid, they should not be considered a panacea for child language assessment and particularly for predicting persistent language delay.
* as of December 2019