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LAILING

Falling is considered a speech disorder when it persists beyond the age at which accurate articulation should have been acquired,

LANGERHANS CELLS

German anatomist Paul Langerhans 1847

LANGUAGE UNIVERSAL

1. Linguistic features that are common to all languages, such as words and sentence structure or pronouns or color words.

LATENT NEED

Needs that do not truly exist but are presented in a manner that need a person can believe they have to

LAW OF EFFECT

The theory that the consequences of a behavior modify the future probability that the behavior will occur again in the

LABIODENTAL

A speech sound also called a labial dental, also a denoting speech sound made with the lower lip touching or

LAISSEZ-FAIRE GROUP

When little or no control is exerted over members activities decisions or interests

LANGUAGE

Any comparable non-verbal means of communication such as sign or the languages used in the computer programming, the communicative system

LANGUAGE-EXPERIENCE APPROACH TO READING

The theory that using materials that relate to a child's experiences as an aide of teaching reading and other language skills.

LATENT TRAIT THEORY

A model for the design of instruments used in observing traits or testing unobservable traits. The preferred method of developing

LAW OF FILIAL REGRESSION

The principle that inherited traits such as tallness may revert to the mean of the population meaning offspring would be

LABOR

From the dilation of the cervix until the infants head begins to emerge into the birth canal, see delivery it

LAISSEZ-FAIRE LEADER

The type of leader who provides little guidance from group activities and only interacts minimally with the group members and

LANGUAGE ACQUISITION

The term is preferred by those who emphasize the active role of the child as a learner with considerable innate

LANGUISHING

A condition of ones mental health characterized by lack of interest, apathy, and listlessness usually caused by boredom.

LATERAL GYRUS

A major portion of the brain found within the parietal lobe located above the external ear and is responsible for

LAW OF FREQUENCY

The theory that learning increases with the repetition of a process. Also known as the law of repetition.

LABOR MANAGEMENT RELATIONS ACT

The act identified and prohibited certain unfair labour practices of both unions and employers, created the Federal Mediation and Conciliation

LALIA

Disordered speech or abnormal, and it is the suffix of it

LANGUAGE ACQUISITION SUPPORT SYSTEM (LASS)

the process in which adults and older children help young learners.