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Title: Speech pathology and Indigenous children (Links to English resource)
Summary: Aboriginal English varies across Australia, but differs to Standard Australian English in its sound system, grammar, story structure and in the way it’s used – words often have different meanings and take into account the rich linguistic heritage of Indigenous culture.
Organisation: Speech Pathology Australia
Last reviewed: June 2021
Target audience: General
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