How do I know my child is showing signs of a social pragmatic language disorder?
Persons with social pragmatic language disorder have significant difficulties in their ability to effectively communicate and problem solve. Some signs and symptoms may include:
- Difficulties with personal problem solving
- Literal/concrete understanding of language.
- Difficulty engaging in conversational exchange.
- Difficulty with active listening, including participating through observation of the context and making logical connections.
- Aggressive language.
- Decreased interest in other children.
- Difficulty with abstract and inferential language.
- Lack of eye contact.
- Difficulty interpreting nonverbal language.
- Difficulty with adequately expressing feelings.