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– Asperger’s Syndrome
– “Higher functioning”: ok language skills
Hallmark: difficulties in social interaction
Affects what domain of language?
Dr. Dixon Language Deficits Associated with
Trouble with pragmatics
– Limited functional language
– Repetition of a particular response when it is no
longer Cultural & Linguistic Diversity
6.2 million culturally & linguistically diverse
Americans have a communication disorder
What should a school do if a child who speaks only
Spanish needs special education services?
Limited English proficiency v. language disorder Second Language Learning
Basic Interpersonal Communication Skills
– Social, conversational
– 2 years:
years: Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency
– Context-reduced language of classroom
– 5-7 years: native-like under enriched conditions
– 7-10 years:
7-10 “Iceberg” Theory Second Language Learning
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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