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Language Impairments

Scope Note: 
Receptive or expressive language disabilities (Note: Use "Learning Disabilities" if the disability is being considered in an educational setting -- use "Speech Impairments" for disorders of the peripheral speech mechanisms)
Category: Disabilities
Broader Terms
Disabilities
Narrower Terms
Aphasia
Dyslexia
Use this term instead of
Language Disabilities
Language Handicapped (1967 1980)
Language Handicaps (1966 1994)
Related Terms
Augmentative and Alternative Communication
Child Language
Communication Disorders
Expressive Language
Hearing Impairments
Language
Language Acquisition
Learning Disabilities
Neurolinguistics
Neurological Impairments
Perceptual Impairments
Reading Difficulties
Receptive Language
Speech Impairments
Speech Language Pathology
Writing Difficulties
Added to ERIC: 3/30/1994