The table below contains the topics discussed in this seminar and their accompanying readings.
|1||Specific Language Impairment|| |
Paul, Rhea. "Definitions and Models of Language Disorders in Children." Chapter 1 in Language Disorders from Infancy through Adolescence: Assessment and Intervention. 2nd ed. Mosby, 2001. ISBN: 9780323006606.
Chomsky, Noam. "Knowledge of Language as a Focus of Inquiry." Chapter 1 in Knowledge of Language: Its Nature, Origins, and Use. Praeger, 1986. ISBN: 9780275917616. [Preview with Google Books]
———. "A Review of B.F. Skinner's Verbal Behavior." (PDF - 1.42MB) Language 35, no. 1 (1959): 26–58.
Clahsen, Harald. "Linguistic Perspectives on Specific Language Impairment." Chapter 19 in Handbook of Child Language Acquisition. Edited by William C. Ritchie and Tej K. Bhatia. Emerald Group Publishing, 1998. ISBN: 9780125890410.
Kjelgaard, Margaret M., and Helen Tager-Flusberg. "An Investigation of Language Impairment in Autism: Implications for Genetic Subgroups." Language and Cognitive Processes 16, no. 2–3 (2001): 287–308.
Wetherby, Amy M., Barry M. Prizant, and Adriana L. Schuler. "Understanding the Nature of Communication and Language Impairments." Chapter 6 in Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Transactional Developmental Perspective. Edited by Amy M. Wetherby and Barry M. Prizant. Paul H. Brookes Publishing, 2000. ISBN: 9781557664457.
Kalb, Luther G., J. K. Law, et al. "Onset Patterns Prior to 36 Months in Autism Spectrum Disorders." Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 40, no. 11 (2010): 1389–402.
Rice, Mabel L., Steven F. Warren, et al. "Language Symptoms of Developmental Language Disorders: An Overview of Autism, Down Syndrome, Fragile X, Specific Language Impairment, and Williams Syndrome." Applied Psycholinguistics 26, no. 1 (2005): 7–27.
|5||Fragile X and Rett's Syndrome|| |
Venâncio, Margarida, Monica Santos, et al. "An Explanation for Another Familial Case of Rett Syndrome: Maternal Germline Mosaicism." European Journal of Human Genetics 15, no. 8 (2007): 902–4.
Roberts, Joanne, Steven H. Long, et al. "A Comparison of Phonological Skills of Boys with Fragile X Syndrome and Down Syndrome." Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research 48, no. 5 (2005): 980–95.
Shriberg, Lawrence D., Kirrie J. Ballard, et al. "Speech, Prosody, and Voice Characteristics of a Mother and Daughter With a 7;13 Translocation Affecting FoxP2." Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research 49, no. 3 (2006): 500–25.
Janzen-Wilde, M. Lori, Judith Felson Duchan, et al. "Successful Use of Facilitated Communication With an Oral Child." Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research 38, no. 3 (1995): 658–76.
Robin, Donald A., Carolyn Bean, et al. "Lip Movement in Apraxia of Speech." Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research 32, no. 3 (1989): 512–23.
Maassen, Ben. "Marking Word Boundaries to Improve the Intelligibility of the Speech of the Deaf." Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research 29, no. 2 (1986): 227–30.
|6–7||Williams Syndrome|| |
Windsor, Jennifer, Leslie E. Glaze, et al. "Language Acquisition With Limited Input: Romanian Institution and Foster Care." Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research 50, no. 5 (2007): 1365–81.
Reilly, Judy, Molly Losh, et al. "'Frog, where are you?' Narratives in Children with Specific Language Impairment, Early Focal Brain Injury, and Williams Syndrome." Brain and Language 88, no. 2 (2004): 229–47.
Pléh, Csaba, Ágnes Lukács, et al. "Morphological Patterns in Hungarian Children with Williams Syndrome and the Rule Debates." Brain and Language 86, no. 3 (2003): 377–83.
Grant, Julia, Virginia Valian, et al. "A Study of Relative Clauses in Williams Syndrome." Journal of Child Language 29, no. 2 (2002): 403–16.
Thomas, Michael S. C., Julie E. Dockrell, et al. "Speeded Naming, Frequency and the Development of the Lexicon in Williams Syndrome." Language and Cognitive Processes 21, no. 6 (2006): 721–59.
Nazzi, Thierry, Alison Gopnik, et al. "Asynchrony in the Cognitive and Lexical Development of Young Children with Williams Syndrome." Journal of Child Language 32, no. 2 (2005): 427–38.
|8–9||Down's Syndrome|| |
Perovic, Alexandra. "Syntactic Deficit in Down Syndrome: More Evidence for the Modular Organisation of Language." Lingua 116, no. 10 (2006): 1616–30.
Thordardottir, Elin T., Robin S. Chapman, et al. "Complex Sentence Production by Adolescents with Down Syndrome." Applied Psycholinguistics 23, no. 2 (2002): 163–83.
Chapman, Robin S., Hye-Kyeung Seung, et al. "Language Skills of Children and Adolescents with Down Syndrome: II. Production Deficits." Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research 41, no. 4 (1998): 861–73.