Week 8 - Language Development and Disorders Notes

Week 8 Language Development and Disorders Notes

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Unformatted text preview: symbol system of Involves all, some, or one of language domains Disorder v. difference 1° v. 2° Developmental v. acquired Video La’ Kori Video Does he have a language disorder? How does his language compare to the other How child? child? What do you notice about turn-taking at this What age? age? Etiologies of Language Impairments Impairments Specific Language Impairments Intellectual Disability Autism Spectrum Disorders Specific Language Impairments (SLI) Specific Significant language impairments – Normal in other aspects (intelligence, nervous system, motor/sensory system) nervous Challenging to characterize Language Deficits Associated with SLI SLI Inconsistent skills across different domains Slow vocabulary development Anomia - word finding issues Trouble with grammar Trouble Problems in social skills & behavior Problems Intellectual Disability ↑↓ ↑↓ Mental Retardation Diagnostic criteria – ~ 70 IQ or below 70 Deficits in adaptive behavior – Impaired ability to act as independently & Impaired responsibly as CA peers responsibly ↑ severity, ↓ language ability Language Deficits Associated with Intellectual Disability Intellectual Short sentences Small expressive vocabulary Omission of function words Omission Difficulty understanding complex commands commands Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Autism Autism – Severe developmental disability Severe – Hallmarks: lack of true social int...
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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.

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