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language disorder

Speech pathology Any defect in verbal communication and the ability to use or understand the symbol system for interpersonal communication. See Dyslexia.
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If future research confirms these findings, it may have important implications for timing of mental health provision for children with language disorders, the researchers say.
Epidemiological profile of speech and language disorder in north central Nigeria.
In Pakistan, a language disorder because of social behavior is a very common issue.
It also shows that the discrepancy between the means of the Cognitive Scale and Language Composite is higher the more severe the communication disorder is: (a) speech sound disorder = 2.86-point scale ([t.sub.(31)] = 2.41; r = .022, 95% CI [0.45, 5.42]); (b) expressive language disorder = 5.81-point scale ([t.sub.(76)] = 7.74; r = <.001, 95% CI [4.08, 6.90]); and (c) receptive-expressive language disorder = 8.46-point scale ([t.sub.(58)] = 11.14; r = <.001, 95% CI [6.98, 10.04]) while, at the same time, the cognitive level is lower the more severe the communication disorder is, but remains within the normal range in all groups.
Neurological Music Therapy techniques such as Melodic Intonation Therapy (MIT), Rhythmic Speech Cueing (RSC), Therapeutic Singing (TS) can be used with speech and language disorders such as apraxia, aphasia, fluency disorders (stuttering), and voice disorders.
Praxic and nonverbal cognitive deficits in a large family with genetically transmitted speech and language disorder. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 92, 930-933.
Those students who met none of the above four language disorder types were considered no language disorder (No L).
Some youngsters diagnosed with severe language disorders in the 1980s and 1990s would today be diagnosed as having autism, it suggested.
In the Old Testament, one of the earliest written histories, it is noted that the prophet Moses had a communication disorder, possibly the first documented case of a speech and language disorder! Ancient Greek literature also provides references to such problems.
A language difference is not a language disorder. Still, every year, some bilingual children wind up being funneled into classrooms designed for children with learning disabilities.
THE mother of a boy with a severe language disorder says she believes the State stole five years of her family's life.
Sometimes this term has been mis-applied to children who have no hearing or language disorder but have challenges learning.

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