Language Impairment (LI)

Definition:

Language impairments are disorders of language that interfere with communication, adversely affect performance and/or functioning in the student’s typical learning environment, and result in the need for exceptional student education. A Language impairment is defined as a disorder in one or more of the basic learning processes involved in understanding or in using spoken or written language.
For more information, see FL Department of Education Exceptional Student Education: Language Impairment

Resources: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association