Challenges and issues in internationally adopted children including factors that impact speech and language development : an honors thesis (HONRS 499)

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dc.contributor.advisor Thatcher, Karen L. en_US
dc.contributor.author Nelson, April M. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-06T19:15:00Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-06T19:15:00Z
dc.date.created 2002 en_US
dc.date.issued 2002
dc.identifier.other A-255 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/191840
dc.description.abstract This paper discusses a variety of issues and challenges that health care professionals, especially speech pathologists, should be aware of when working with internationally adopted children in the United States. The information is divided into thee sections. Section I provides the history of international adoptions in the United States, as well as the medical developmental, and the sensory integration concerns associated with this population. Section II focuses on the following issues related to language development in internationally adopted children: theories on language development, early speech and language development, language delays and disorders, second language acquisition, the assessment of speech and language disorders, and appropriate intervention services. Section III discusses my interviews with four mothers of internationally adopted children in the Muncie, IN area.
dc.description.sponsorship Honors College
dc.format.extent 41 p. ; 29 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Families. en_US
dc.title Challenges and issues in internationally adopted children including factors that impact speech and language development : an honors thesis (HONRS 499) en_US
dc.type Undergraduate senior honors thesis.
dc.description.notes Includes 8 sheets inserted in pocket.
dc.description.degree Thesis (B.A.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1241292 en_US


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    Honors theses submitted to the Honors College by Ball State University undergraduate students in partial fulfillment of degree requirements.

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