Week 8 - Language Development and Disorders Notes

But brilliant in a certain specific domain of

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: eraction, poor Hallmarks: communication skills, and stereotyped behavior communication – Asperger’s/Autism: very socially awkward, but brilliant in a certain specific domain of knowledge. knowledge. Asperger’s Syndrome – – – – “Higher functioning”: ok language skills Hallmark: difficulties in social interaction Affects what domain of language? Dr. Dixon Language Deficits Associated with ASDs ASDs Trouble with pragmatics – Eye gaze, proxemics, gestures, body contact Eye Limited functional language Echolalia – repeating after you verbatim Perseveration – Repetition of a particular response when it is no Repetition longer appropriate/correct longer Cultural & Linguistic Diversity Cultural 6.2 million culturally & linguistically diverse 6.2 Americans have a communication disorder Americans What should a school do if a child who speaks only What Spanish needs special education services? Spanish Limited English proficiency v. language disorder Second Language Learning Second Basic Interpersonal Communication Skills Basic (BICS) (BICS) – Social, conversational – 2 years: par with native speakers Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency Cognitive (CALP) (CALP) – Context-reduced language of classroom – 5-7 years: native-like under enriched conditions – 7-10 years: suboptimal conditions “Iceberg” Theory Second Language Learning Second...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 02/01/2014 for the course CDIS 1150 taught by Professor Leanddaniels during the Fall '08 term at UConn.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online