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Acquired vs. Developmental Language Disorders

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An adult recently experienced a stroke and now has difficulty finding words, though her cognitive ability is not affected. Which of the following is she likely suffering from?

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1. Which of the following best explains the difference between a developmental language disorder and an acquired language disorder?

2. Which of the following best explains the difference between a language delay and a language disorder?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet help check your knowledge of the different forms of language disorders. Some topics you will be tested on are the differences between a language delay and a language disorder as well as a common language disorder in children.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments are useful in checking your comprehension of:

  • A common developmental language disorder in children
  • How a developmental language disorder and an acquired language disorder differ
  • Type of disorder where an adult might have trouble finding words after a stroke
  • The difference between a language disorder and a language delay
  • A condition where it is hard to speak because the brain isn't working the right way with the muscles used for speech

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about a development language disorder that is common in children and interpret it correctly
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast main topics, such as language delays and language disorders
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on language disorders

Additional Learning

Use the lesson named, Acquired vs. Developmental Language Disorders to gain more knowledge about these disorders. Complete the lesson to also:

  • Learn why language is important
  • Determine what language disorders refer to
  • Look at examples of these disorders
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