Journal of Child Language

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Review Article and Commentaries

Early motor development is part of the resource mix for language acquisition – a commentary on Iverson's ‘Developing language in a developing body: the relationship between motor development and language development’*


a1 Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Centre for Developmental Health, Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Population Sciences Division


c1 Address for correspondence: Catherine Louise Taylor, Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, PO Box 855, West Perth, Western Australia 6872. tel. 61+8+94897740; fax: 61+8+94897700; email:


[*] The preparation of this paper was supported by National Institutes of Health funding, 2R01DC05226.