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Tripler Guide 2015
Tripler Guide 2015


Speech Pathology

Language Disorders

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Language disorders are characterized by deficiencies in comprehending, producing, and using language.

  • Language disorders in children include difficulty in learning new vocabulary, expressing ideas clearly, understanding questions, and following directions that are heard and/or read.

  • Aphasia occurs following brain damage and interferes with expressing thoughts and feelings, understanding what is said or written, and limits the ability to participate in communication activities.

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