Language Disorders 10/22/2012

  1. Chronological age
    noted in years and months
  2. Developmental age
    The typical chronological age at which a child can perform a skill in a given area.
  3. Who has a developmental language disorder or a specific language impairment?
    Children who have problems acquiring language and no obvious reason can be found.
  4. Form
    The structure of language (phonology, morphology, and syntax).
  5. Content
    The meaning of language (semantics)
  6. Use
    The social aspects of language (pragmatics)
  7. Define Language Disorders accoding to ASHA
    A language disorder is impaired comprehension and/or use of spoken, written, and/or other symbol systems. The disorder may involve (1) the form of language (phonology, morphology, and syntax), (2) the content of language (semantics) and/or (3) the function of language in communication (pragmatics) in any combination.
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Language Disorders 10/22/2012
Language Disorders