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 on flickr. License CC BY.)

Instructor(s)

MIT Course Number

24.947

As Taught In

Spring 2013

Level

Graduate

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Course Features

Course Description

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.

Flynn, Suzanne. 24.947 Language Disorders in Children, Spring 2013. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/linguistics-and-philosophy/24-947-language-disorders-in-children-spring-2013 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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