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Communication Disorders

  • Communication disorders  - This article about communication disorders is made available on the Web by eMedicine, "the largest and most current clinical knowledge base available to physicians and health professionals." 

  • Expressive Language Disorder - The scores obtained from standardized individually administered measures of expressive language development are substantially below those obtained from standardized measures of both nonverbal intellectual capacity and receptive language development. PsychNet-UK.

  • HealthCental: General Health Encyclopedia, expressive language disorder - A disorder resulting in ability below that expected in vocabulary, the production of complex sentences, and the recall of words.

  • HealthCental: General Health Encyclopedia, mixed receptive-expressive language disorder - A language disability resulting in impairment of both the understanding and expression of language.

  • Phonological Disorder - Developmental Phonological Disorders, also known as phonological disability or phonological disorders, are a group of language disorders that affect children’s ability to develop easily understood speech by the time they are four years old, and, in some cases, their ability to learn to read and spell. PsychNet-UK.

  • Stuttering - Stuttering is a disorder of fluency characterized by various behaviors that interfere with the flow of normal speech. What differentiates stutterers from non stutterers is the frequency of their disfluency and/or the severity of their disfluency. PsychNet-UK.

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