Language Disorder

What’s language disorder? People with language disorder have difficulty expressing themselves and understanding what others are saying. This is unrelated to hearing problems. Language disorder, formerly known as receptive-expressive language disorder, is common in young children.


Cluster Number:
Wiki Number: PW113
Diagnosis: Language Disorder
US Patients: 7% of young children;acquired before age 3
World Patients:
Sex Ratio: B2;G
Age Onset:
Brain Area:
Symptoms: may involve grammar or semantics (meaning of words); can be in forming or expressing language or in understanding language
Progression: may have problems in the mental formation of language itself
Causes: expressive language disorders may include limited vocabulary, inability to produce complex grammar or others; audiology may help
Therapies: speech therapy my help those with forming and expressing language; help in reading comprehension may be more difficult

Youtube Video:

How to Help a Child with Receptive-Expressive Language Disorder

Amazon or Library Book: Childhood Speech and Language Disorders

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