At Home Speech Therapy for Children and Adults in Northern NJ

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At Home Speech Therapy for Children and Adults in Northern NJ

Language Disorders

Language Disorders are communication impairments that impact a person's ability to understand and communicate with others.  They may be referred to as spoken language disorderspreschool language disordersspecific language impairmentreceptive language disorderexpressive language disorder, or pragmatic language disorder.  A child with a language disorder may have trouble with various aspects of communication, including, but not limited to, answering questions, following directions, learning new vocabulary, using spoken words, putting words together in grammatically-correct phrases or sentences, using appropriate social behaviors (e.g., turn taking), and engaging in conversation.  "Receptive" language refers to a person's comprehension.  "Expressive" language refers to a person's expression, which may be in written, verbal, visual, or gestural form.  "Pragmatic" language refers to a person's social communication skills.


For more information on language disorders, check out the following resources:

Preschool Language Disorders

Specific Language Impairment

Spoken Language Disorders


To find out how we can help with language disorders, contact us today at 201-658-4400 or [email protected]