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  1. The ability to understand language (the opposite of expression).
  2. Refers to the structure of language including syntax, morphology, and phonology.
  3. Incorporates families into the assessment and treatment process. This construct is designed to recognize the importance of connections with family members in communication development.
  4. non-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. Occurs before the child uses words. It includes gestures and non-word vocalizations.
  6. The use of speech or writing to express meaning.

6 True/False questions

  1. Developmental AgeDetermining 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).

          

  2. Normative ApproachAn approach to identifying language disorders in which clinicians account for social norms and potential social, educational, vocational, and economic consequences of the child's language abilities in the decision-making process.

          

  3. Trans-disciplinary AssessmentMembers of an assessment team conduct their own independent assesments of the child's abilities that relate to their own interest areas (SLPs evaluate speech and language only, physical therapists--motor abilities). In a summary meeting, each member of the team shares their findings and recommends treatment. The emphasis is on the parts of the child rather than the whole child.

          

  4. Neutralist ApproachAn approach to identifying language disorders in which clinicians account for social norms and potential social, educational, vocational, and economic consequences of the child's language abilities in the decision-making process.

          

  5. ContentRefers to the meaning of language (semantics)

          

  6. ExpressionThe ability to understand language (the opposite of expression).