History of Language Disorder Treatments


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Until recent centuries, deaf people were NOT usually educated because _____.

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1. Language disorders were NOT cognized as separate problems of speech until what era?

2. What language disorder is most often associated with strokes and head injuries?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These assessments will test what you know about the history of treating language disorders. Before taking the quiz, make sure you understand some of the main points like the reason why deaf people weren't typically educated and the era during which language disorders were first addressed.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be required to answer questions on the following:

  • Language disorder associated with head injuries/strokes
  • Areas of language learning dealt with by speech therapists working with language disorders
  • One of the few areas in the world where deaf people could live independent lives in the Middle Ages

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson on a history of treating language disorders, such as the era when they were first addressed
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the area of the world where deaf people were permitted to live independent lives in the Middle Ages and a language disorder associated with strokes and head injuries
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the reason deaf people throughout history weren't usually educated

Additional Learning

To discover more about language disorders, consider the lesson entitled History of Language Disorder Treatments. You'll be exploring these areas of study:

  • Some of the ways in which speech disorders were misunderstood
  • Medical book Lily of Medicine written in 1305
  • Development of sign language
  • Mainstream language disorder treatments