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Language Impairments Overview - Chapter Summary
From acquired language disorders to receptive language disorder, this chapter will provide detailed information about the symptoms and treatment of various language impairments. You will gain knowledge about how these impairments and disorders are recognized and how they affect language ability.
You will have the opportunity to study relevant term definitions to help you identify specific disorders. Once your review of this chapter is complete, you should be able to do the following:
- Identify the warning signs of a language-based learning disability
- Recognize the symptoms of language processing disorder
- Describe pragmatic language disorder and its treatment
- List types of phonological disorders
- Define receptive language disorder and expressive language disorder
- Discuss the symptoms of mixed receptive-expressive language disorder
- Differentiate between acquired and developmental language disorders
You will need only 5-10 minutes to check out each video or text lesson, which are accessible at all times from any device. Study is convenient and entirely self-paced, and lessons contain short self-assessment quizzes to determine your level of understanding and need for further review. Easily track your progress through the chapter using your Dashboard.
1. What is a Language-Based Learning Disability?
This lesson will define a language-based learning disability and provide you with warning signs. It will also help you support students with a language-based learning disability by providing you strategies and interventions.
2. Language Processing Disorder: Symptoms & Treatment
Some people have difficulty speaking and understanding the meaning behind other's words. This can be caused by Language Processing Disorder. Learn about LPD symptoms and treatment techniques in this lesson.
3. Pragmatic Language Disorder: Diagnosis & Treatment
This lesson looks at pragmatic language disorder, how the disorder manifests itself and how it can be treated by concerned adults and professionals. The lesson also looks at the difference between pragmatic language disorder and autism spectrum disorder.
4. Phonological Disorders: Definition & Types
This lesson is concerned with a problem that is all too common among young children and adults. In young children, being able to speak clearly is called a phonological disorder, while in adults (as well as children) it is a reading issue. Whether reading or speaking, this lesson examines how these disorders effect sufferers and how they can be recognized.
5. Receptive Language Disorder: Symptoms & Treatment
Read this lesson to learn all about receptive language disorder. We will define receptive language disorder, its symptoms, causes, and how it is treated.
6. Expressive Language Disorder: Symptoms & Treatment
Did you know that between three and seven percent of school-children are thought to have a language disorder? In this lesson, we will discuss expressive language disorder, its symptoms, and how it is treated.
7. Mixed Receptive-Expressive Language Disorder: Treatment
This lesson describes the symptoms of mixed receptive-expressive language disorder and explains the difference between developmental and acquired disorders. It also explores treatment plans and intervention tips for families and teachers.
8. Acquired vs. Developmental Language Disorders
Language is a huge part of human communication and interaction. In this lesson, we'll talk about two major types of language disorders: developmental and acquired language disorders. We'll talk about the difference and how they impact language ability.
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- Development in Middle Childhood & Adolescence
- Theories of Communication Development
- Atypical Development & Delays
- Linguistic Features of English
- Principles of Phonetics
- Understanding the Speech Mechanism
- The Ear & Its Functions
- Speech Impairments Overview
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- Overview of Hearing Impairments
- Speech & Language Assessment Overview
- Assessing Student Hearing
- Utilizing Individualized Education Plans (IEPs)
- Intervention Strategies for Students with Communication Impairments
- Teaching Students with Disabilities & Special Needs
- Communication for SPED Teachers
- Cultural Sensitivity in the SPED Classroom
- Legal Considerations for Students with Special Needs
- Assistive Technology in the SPED Classroom
- Research on Communication Disorders
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