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– 1-2 words (“Where kitty?”)
– 2 words together (“more cookie”)
– Points to body parts/pictures when named
– Follows simple commands
– Understands simple questions (“Where’s your
shoe”) Fast forward to 4 – 5 years
– Telling on-topic stories
– Communicate easily with people
– Uses adult-like grammar
– Use sentences that give detail (“I
like to read my books)
– Pay attention to short story &
– Understand most of what is said
at When does it all end?!
When Through adolescence: Vocabulary expands, figurative language, reading,
writing, cause and effect, abstract reasoning
writing, When does language learning end? It doesn’t!
Life-long process of learning and refining
Pragmatics Language Disorder
– Impairment in comprehension and/or expression
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2014 for the course CDIS 1150 taught by Professor Leanddaniels during the Fall '08 term at UConn.
- Fall '08