Expressive language disorder is a communication disorder. A child who has this disorder, is challenged when attempting to express their thoughts and feelings into words. The child is able to read and comprehend without a problem, but has a hard time expressing himself. Children with this disorder are usually quite intelligent.
"Mukoviszidose-Therapie" specialists are well experienced in the diagnosis of Expressive language disorder type and the following treatment.
The child experiences challenges with creating coherent sentences, using proper grammar, recalling the appropriate word to use, or other similar problems.
Signs and symptoms of expressive language disorder may include:
An inability to start or hold a conversation
Smaller vocabulary than same age peers
Problems with verb tense and pronouns
Difficulty putting sentences together
Decreased verbal organization
Trouble asking questions
Word retrieval problems
Difficulty retelling stories
Our healthcare provider will ask about your child’s symptoms and medical history and examine your child. Your child may have a hearing test, or be referred to a psychologist for other tests.
Expressive language disorder is treated with one or both of the following therapies: working one-on-one with a speech therapist on a regular schedule and practicing speech and communication skills.
The parents and teachers of the child work to incorporate into everyday activities and play, the spoken language that the child needs. Both of these kinds of treatment can be effective and are often used together.