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21 Cards in this Set

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Any language impairment, receptive or expressive, that is caused by brain damage
Speech disorder involving the abnormal production of sounds, including additions, omissions, substitutions and distortions
Augmentative and Alternative Communication
Strategies for compensating for an individuals communication limitations or disabilities
Central Auditory Precessing Disorder
Conditions in which the brain of a person who has normal hearing does not effectively interpret the auditory information that comes from the ears
Communication Disorder
Term sometimes used synonymously with speech and language disorders, but also likely to be used in describing individuals who have hearing loss
Disorder in which individuals have extraordinary difficulty in producing speech that other people manage easily. Words may be unintelligable.
Expressive Language
A persons ability to produce language
Fluency Disorder
Speech disorder in which hesitations during speech interfere with communication
Language Delay
Condition in which children acquire language at a slower rate. Can be mild, moderate or severe
Language Disorders
Impairments that interfere with language comprehension and use
Smallest unit of language that has meaning, composed of phenomes and either free (dad, clock) or bound (ing, ly)
Ability to form words using one or more morphemes and using the rules of language
Set of sounds on which a language is based
Phonemic Awareness
Ability to distinguish among the subtly different sounds that make a language
Phonological Awareness
Ability to hear and manipulate the sounds of a language
The ability to hear the sounds used in a language and use them correctly in a word
The function or use of language within a social context
Speech or language disorders
All speech and language disorders
Speech Disorders
Problem with articulation, voice or fluency
The content or meaning of ones language
The ability to recognize and follow language rules