Exceptional Children: Developmental Disorders - Lecture 6

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Intelligence testing, discrepencies should be remembered for the final exam --- just general information. The rest of the information can essentially be forgotten! This class = lots of terminology, heavier in content, shorter in length. Specific speech and language terminology: how they develop, specific disorders, prevalence data, consequences for development and intervention. Communication and communication disorders: 2 main categories. hearing disorders y people who don t hear sounds clearly. speech and language disorders y disorders that affect the way people talk and understand. Communication is important: fundamental to all aspects of life, communication. exchange of ideas, information, thoughts, feelings y any sort of content. requires a minimum of 2 people y sending and receiving messages. more than just words y communicate in a variety of ways: movement, facial expression, actions, the way you dress, behaviours.