Language Disorders in Children

At a table, three small boys play with puzzles.

A group of young boys plays together at day care. (Image courtesy of U.S. Army. License CC BY.)


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Spring 2013



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This seminar focuses on reading and discussion of current linguistic theory, first language acquisition and language disorders in young children. It also focuses on development of a principled understanding of language disorders at the phonological, morphological and syntactic levels, examining ways in which these disorders confront theories of language and acquisition.

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Suzanne Flynn. 24.947 Language Disorders in Children. Spring 2013. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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