communication disoders

  • Communication refers to the use of language with other people.
  • A person with a communication disorder may have difficulty using language in social situations.

communication disorders

Communication refers to the social use of language.
  • There is no specific cause of communication disorders. However, communication disorders may be related to other conditions such as:
    • Autism Spectrum Disorder
    • Pragmatic Language Disorder
  • Symptoms may include:
    • Difficulty understanding or using humor
    • Difficulty understanding or using sarcasm
    • Difficulty understanding and interpreting facial expressions
    • Difficulty understanding and interpreting body language
    • Difficulty understanding and using figurative language
    • Difficulty with turn taking, especially in conversation
    • Difficulty making predictions
    • Difficulty making inferences
    • Difficulty identifying and repairing communication breakdowns
    • Difficulty initiating conversation
    • Difficulty using social language such as greetings
    • Difficulty changing communication styles based upon the conversation partner