Receptive Language is the understanding of what is said. This includes both spoken word and gestures.
People who have difficulty understanding what is said to them, or what they read may have a Receptive Language Disorder.
Receptive Language Disorders can be Developmental (young child) or Acquired (post stroke, traumatic brain injury, etc).
People who have difficulty with receptive language may experience the following:
***Receptive Language Disorder CAN co-exist with an Expressive Language Disorder
How can Niagara Speech Therapy Help?
- If your child is having difficulty following directions in the home and at school - this may include difficulty completing tasks
- If your child is has had a Receptive Language assessment and your are seeking Intervention
- If you are seeking intervention for a loved one who is experiencing difficulty understanding language post stroke, traumatic brain injury, etc
- If your loved one is on a "wait list" for services with another agency and you are seeking services in the meantime
If you think your loved one may benefit from Receptive Language Intervention, please contact Aly at Niagara Speech Therapy: