Language Development and Disorders Notes(1)

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Unformatted text preview: 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 – Challenging to characterize Challenging Language Deficits Associated with SLI SLI Inconsistent skills across different domains Slow vocabulary development Anomia Trouble with grammar Trouble Problems in social skills & behavior Problems Intellectual Disability ↑↓ ↑↓ Mental Retardation Diagnostic criteria – Deficits in adaptive behavior Deficits – 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 interaction, poor Hallmarks: communication skills, and stereo...
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