Pragmatic Language Disorders
Language (Relevant Paper)
Definitions of Communication Disorders and Variations (Relevant Paper)
Guidelines for Speech-Language Pathologists Serving Persons With Language, Socio-Communication, and/or Cognitive-Communication Impairments (1991) (Under revision)
Scope of Practice in Speech-Language Pathology
Preferred Practice Patterns for the Profession of Speech-Language Pathology
Articles From ASHA Publications
The Language Use Inventory for Young Children: A Parent-Report Measure of Pragmatic Language Development for 18- to 47-Month-Old Children (O'Neill, D., 2007)
The Use of Two Language Tests to Identify Pragmatic Language Problems in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders (Young, et al., 2005)
Why We Should Consider Pragmatics When Planning Treatment for Children Who Stutter (Weiss, A. L., 2004)
ASHA Committee Work
ASHA Ad Hoc Committee on Language Use in Social Interactions in School-Aged Children
Committee Charge: Develop an evidence-based systematic review (EBSR) related to social communication disorders in school-aged children in collaboration with ASHA's National Center for Evidence-Based Practice in Communication Disorders (N-CEP) and determine the need for subsequent documents based on the results of the EBSR.
Committee Members: Sima D. Gerber, Chair (firstname.lastname@example.org), Alejandro E. Brice, Nina C. Capone, Martin Fujiki, Norma S. Rees, Geralyn R. Timler, Ann-Mari Pierotti, ex-officio (email@example.com). Julie Noel, vice president for speech-language pathology practices, is the monitoring officer.
Assessing Social Communication in Asperger Syndrome [PDF] (2006 ASHA Convention) (Kowlaski,T.)
Information for Consumers
Pragmatic Language Tips
Social Language Use
How Does Your Child Hear and Talk
What is Language? What is Speech?
Your Childs Communication Development: Kindergarten Through Fifth Grade