Social Communication Disorder

Resources for Patients and Caregivers

Social communication disorder is characterized by difficulties with the use of verbal and nonverbal language for social purposes. Primary difficulties are in social interaction, social cognition, and pragmatics.

 

Cluster Number:
Wiki Number: 43–Social Communication Disorder
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Symptoms: not understandin g the semantic (meaning) or the pragmatic (socially-appropriate) aspects
Progression: not capable of understanding language that is not literal, concrete and repetitious
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Therapies: Unless the child is autistic, she or he usually outgrows not understanding language.

Resources for Physicians, Counselors and Researchers

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