Week 8 - Language Development and Disorders Notes

Week 8 Language Development and Disorders Notes

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Unformatted text preview: al organization of sentences - Syntax 3. Internal organization of words - Morphology 4. Sounds to make syllables & words - Phonology 5. Use of language - Semantics Need to learn the rules to function Need successfully successfully “The ball not is red.” “I am boreds.” Theories of Language Development Development Nature Nature Humans are wired for language from birth Humans LAD (Language Acquisition Device) LAD Nurture Nurture Humans only develop language in rich linguistic environments linguistic Integrated model: genetic and social dynamics Normal Language Acquisition Normal Development of cognition & communication Development occurs along a continuum Milestones attained in unique sequence of events specific to readiness to achieve. events Range of what is considered normal Birth to 12 months Birth Expressive – – – Babbles; imitates speech sounds Uses speech/crying to get attention 1-2 real words 1-2 Receptive – – – Plays peek-a-boo/pat-a-cake Recognize words for common items Recognize Responds to simple requests 12 – 24 months 12 Expressive – Says more words every mon...
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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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