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Develop your Child’s Language Skills

    Many children present with language difficulties. A language difficulty can be expressive (the language they use when they talk) and/or receptive (their understanding of language). Some children have difficulties with both. Language difficulties will impact on your child’s well-being and educational development as they may be unable to express their needs or understand …

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Specific Language Impairment (SLI)

  What is Specific Language Impairment (SLI)? Some children have what is called a Specific Language Impairment (SLI). An SLI has no obvious related cause such as hearing loss, autism, or learning difficulties. The condition appears in young children and is known to persist into adulthood, with some studies stating that as many of 7% …

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Receptive Language Disorder (Comprehension and Understanding)

Children with receptive language disorder have difficulties with the comprehension of language, understanding words, sentence structures or concepts. Some children are good at compensating for a receptive language difficulty by being able to pick out key words in sentences and follow non-verbal clues such as the gesture or eye gaze of the speaker. In the …

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Language Difficulties

Many children present with language difficulties (delay or disorder), and these difficulties can present and affect language in different ways. Below are some commonly described language problems. These might be known by a variety of different names and many children will have a combination of these difficulties. Click on the links to find out more …

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