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Most significant preverbal behavior and consists of simple vocal sounds and consonant-vowel combinations

Babbling

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Combining 2 word utterances together, omitting factor words, keeping content word, which makes utterances understandable

Telegraphic speech

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Smallest meaningful unit of language

Morphemes

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Single morpheme that can stand alone and hold meaning

Free morpheme

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Not meaningful when produced alone "-ing, pre-"

Bound morpheme

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When a child's verbal/nonverbal behaviors signal a real communication attempt

Communicative intent

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MLU

Mean length of utterance: average length of a child's utterances

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Functional disorder in apparently normal children

Specific language disorder

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Limited language skills in a school aged child

Language learning disorder

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Acquire words and meaning slowly; slow growth in vocab; learn simpler, frequently used concrete words; difficulty understanding meanings if spoken words

Semantic problems

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(Word order) Difficulties in sentence construction

Syntactic problems

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Speak without many morphological features. Morphological aspects: are ways words are formatted and modified to change meaning

Morphological problems

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(Social communication) Might acquire some language structures but not use them appropriately in social situations

Pragmatic problems

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Procedure of recording a person's language production and conversational speech

Language sampling

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Language is an innate function and every human has a "language acquisition device" ; focuses on syntax

Nativist

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Semantics is the critical component of language, and the universals needed to develop are cognitive

Cognitive based

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Language is acquired through social interactions with a more competent member of the culture

Social bases

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Language is taught to children through environmental influences including modeling

Behavioral