Bilingualism and communication disorders

Maria Restrepo, Ashley Adams, Beatriz Barragan

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Abstract

Communication disorders in general are deficits in communicating due to speech, language, motor, sensory, cognitive, or a combination of these difficulties. Communication deficits in children or adults can range from mild to devastating effects in the person’s everyday functioning at home, school, or work environment. Language is the primary tool for communication in humans, and thus, when there are language deficits, the individual with a communication disorder experiences difficulty in social interactions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAn Introduction to Bilingualism
Subtitle of host publicationPrinciples and Processes, Second Edition
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Pages388-418
Number of pages31
ISBN (Electronic)9781351589802
ISBN (Print)9781848725850
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)
  • Arts and Humanities(all)
  • Psychology(all)

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    Restrepo, M., Adams, A., & Barragan, B. (2018). Bilingualism and communication disorders. In An Introduction to Bilingualism: Principles and Processes, Second Edition (pp. 388-418). Taylor and Francis. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315101682