BASLP 4th Semester Notes  » Paper 2: Language Disorders in Children

Unit 1: Bases of Language Acquisition Development and Disorders

  • Theories of language acquisition 1: Biological, Psycholinguistic/syntactic theory
  • Theories of language acquisition 2: Cognitive, social interaction/pragmatic, information processing, behavioral
  • Pre-cursors for normal development of language
  • Development of components of language from birth to two years (pre-linguistic/presymbolic to symbolic)
  • Development of components of language during preschool period
  • Development of components of language during early school age and beyond
  • Basic concepts and terminologies of language development in bilingual children – simultaneous versus sequential language acquisition, additive and subtractive bilingualism, process of second language acquisition, variables influencing second language acquisition
  • Development of language in culturally diverse environments and exceptional circumstances – neglect and abuse, twins, low-socio economic background
  • Overview of language disorders – definition and classification based on ICD, DSM
  • Application of ICF in language disorders
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