What Can Go Wrong with Language Development

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What Can Go Wrong with Language Development 1. Define “language impairment.” In doing so, explain how it is not the same as language difference. A person with a language impairment is an individual who does not possess or cannot learn skills required of them by their linguistic community. 2. Define each of the disorders below, and provide at least three (3) characteristics with respect to speech and/or language difficulties that a child with that disorder might have: a. Specific language impairment (SLI)- delay in language acquisition NOT accompanied by any
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Unformatted text preview: other disorder. b. Autism c. Hearing impairment d. Intellectual deficit e. Traumatic brain injury 3. Be able to match or to give an example of how a particular language characteristic (of a child with a disorder) falls under the components of language: semantics, syntax, morphology, phonology, pragmatics (note: this is very similar to Activity 10) 4. Which of the above disorders (a-e) are developmental ? Acquired ? What are the differences between these two types, and why is it important for speech-language pathologists to know the differences?...
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