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Aubrey Chesner September 6, 2011 Chapter 1: Classification of Language Abnormalities Based on Normal Development and Features of Language I. Introduction a. Disturbances of language functioning in preschool children a.i. Language delay: The acquisition of normal language competencies at a slower rate than would be expected given the child’s chronological age and the level of functioning a.ii. Language disorder: A disruption in the learning of language skills and behaviors a.iii. Language difference: Language behaviors and skills that are not in concert with those of the person’s primary speech community or native language b. Linguistic competence vs. linguistic performance b.i. Linguistic competence: The language user’s underlying knowledge about the system of rules of the language he or she is using b.ii. Linguistic performance: The utilization of the person’s linguistic knowledge in daily communication II. Who is at Risk a. Many factors can put a child at risk for developing a language delay or disorder a.i. The mother of the child had a dependency on drugs, alcohol, or nicotine a.ii. The child was born with a certain syndrome(s) a.iii. Prematurity a.iv. Low birth weight a.v. Physical problems
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