HORNSBY, CHATSWOOD, ERINA

banner02

Newsletter
Sign Up

Email address:


Latest News

Do children with ASD acquire gestures the same way other children do?

Is it beneficial for children with ASD to be encouraged to use gestures to communicate? Find out ...READ MORE

When Is a Child Ready for Mainstreaming?

Parents face tough issues when deciding whether it's time to change schools.

READ MORE

Babies need free tongue movement to decipher speech sounds

READ MORE

 

Language

Expressive Language

Expressive Language is a person's ability to express themselves using spoken, gestural, and written language.

Receptive Language

Receptive Language is a person's ability to understand spoken and written language.

A language delay or disorder occurs when a child is not developing their expressive and/or receptive language skills to a level which is appropriate for the child's age.

A child may have difficulty in the following areas:

  • Combining words to form longer sentences
  • Using a variety of vocabulary
  • Using grammatical structures such as 'he' and 'she'
  • Vocabulary knowledge, i.e. concepts such as 'big'
  • Understanding instructions and questions
  • Recalling spoken information
  • Early reading skills
  • Interpreting humour and hidden meanings of language

Copyright © 2005-2013 All Communication Matters. All rights reserved.
Webdesign by KBB Digital | Sitemap