Learning Objectives

After reading this chapter, you should be able to…

7.1 Describe the key features of children’s communication disorders.

Identify the main causes of children’s speech and language problems and their evidence-based treatment.

7.2 Differentiate between a Specific Learning Disorder and a Specific Learning Disability.

Describe how learning disorders/disabilities are identified in school-age children.

Give examples of evidence-based treatments for school-age children with reading, writing, or math disabilities.