Codes and Frequencies
For sample children 3 and over who have been given a diagnosis for a speech, swallowing, speech, or language problem, CVLDIAGLANG reports whether the child was given a diagnosis for a language problem.
Persons who answered affirmatively were then asked for the diagnosis or reason given; persons could report multiple causes. The causes for the language problems are reported in the following variables:
: hearing loss or deafness
: genetic syndrome
: intellectual disability
: Autism spectrum disorder
: developmental language-learning disorder
: head injury, traumatic brain injury
: other neurological problem
: prescription medication
: something else
According to the Field Representative's Manual, language disorders are "any of a number of problems with verbal communication and the ability to use or understand a symbol system for communication."
- 2012: Sample children 3+ who have been given a diagnosis for their voice, swallowing, speech, or language problem
- 2012 : SAMPWEIGHT