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  1. Incorporates families into the assessment and treatment process. This construct is designed to recognize the importance of connections with family members in communication development.
  2. An approach to identifying language disorders in which clinicians base their diagnostic decisions on test scores without taking social norms into consideration.
  3. Administration of formal tests to determine how a child's performance on an aspect of language compares to the average performance of children who are the same chronological age.
  4. The ability to produce language (the opposite of comprehension).
  5. Determining a child's age to compare them to other children the same age. We typically use years and months (2;3--2 years; 3 months).
  6. Difficulties acquiring language in the absence of any other mental, sensory, motoric, emotional, or experiential deficits (functional disorder).

6 True/False questions

  1. Pre-linguistic CommunicationThe use of speech or writing to express meaning.


  2. ContentRefers to the meaning of language (semantics)


  3. Language UseRefers to the social aspects of language, which are also called Pragmatics.


  4. Criterion-referenced assessmentnon-standardized approaches to assessment provide descriptive information about tasks children routinely encounter in their environment. Unlike norm-referenced measures, scores are not compared to the average scores fo same-age peers.


  5. FormRefers to the meaning of language (semantics)


  6. Interactive AssessmentAllows SLPs to test beyond the limits of behaviors the child displays in non-teaching (testing) situations. This type of testing helps clinicians decide whether poor test performance is due to language learning difficulties or lack of understanding of the test task, or limited exposure to the types of questions that are being asked.