Pragmatic Disability in Children
Michael McTear, Gina Conti-Ramsden
Singular Publishing Group, 1992 - Medical - 235 pages
Pragmatics & the study of language use/pragmatic ability in children/linguistic & prag. factors/assessing prag. disabil.
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adult affect analysis appear approach appropriacy appropriate artificial intelligence aspects of language Asperger's syndrome assessment autistic children behaviors caregivers Chapter checklists child clarification requests clinician cognitive communicative breakdown comprehension concerned context Conti-Ramsden conversation analysis conversational maxims deficiencies difficulties discourse discussed Donahue Down's syndrome dyads echolalia examined example explain function Gricean maxim group design studies illocutionary acts impairment inappropriate infants inferences initiations intentional communication intentions intervention investigated involved knowledge language-impaired children language-learning-disabled language-matched peers learning-disabled children linguistic ability listener listener's McTear meaning mentally handicapped messages mothers normal language learners overlaps parent-child interaction parents particular phonology possible pragmatic ability pragmatic disability pragmatic skills predict presupposition problems Prutting questions referential communication referred relationships relevant response role semantically contingent sequences sociocognitive speaker specific speech acts speech-language pathologists strategies suggested syndrome syntactic syntax task theory of mind topic turn-taking understanding utterance verbs young children