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Language Disorders in School-Age Children and Adolescents
Subject: Other Health Sciences
Book Language: English
Audience: Speech-language pathology students and practicing speech-language pathologists.
Created date: February 26, 2020
Updated date: March 19, 2022
Target Release Date: August 2021
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This resource will provide information to speech-language pathology students and practicing clinicians about assessment and intervention of spoken and written language disorders in school-age children and adolescents from a functionalist framework. Interprofessional collaborative practice and evidence-based practice will be incorporated into each section. Multicultural considerations will be addressed. Exercises for self-assessment will be included.
A Brief Introduction to Language and Language Disorders
Associated cognitive processes
i. Working memory ii. Executive functioning iii. Attention iv. Academic deficits
Language Disorders Defined
Integrated Functional Assessment
i. Referral/interview/questionnaire ii. Observations iii. Standardized tests 1. Reliability 2. Validity 3. Diagnostic accuracy iv. Language samples 1. Play 2. Conversation 3. Narrative 4. Expository 5.Persuasive
ADHA DAPMA DYMOND
Purpose of Intervention
Intervention for Morphosyntax
Intervention for Semantics
Intervention for Language Use