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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
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.
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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Thursday May 20, 2010