By: Suzanne Golden, M.S., CCC-SLP
The new school year means new challenges for children as they move into a new grade with potentially new classmates and teachers. This may also mean new challenges – particularly involving social interactions with peers. Navigating the social world can be a difficult task for children to master. Learning how to make friends, participating in conversation and following the unwritten “social rules” of the world may be difficult for some children. Your child may just need to figure out how handle these situations on his own. However, if you note red flags in several areas listed below, your child may be having trouble with pragmatic (social) language.
Pragmatics involves three major communication skills:
Information gathered from The American Speech-Language Hearing Association. Visit their website at www.asha.org
To schedule a screening or assessment please contact Golden Speech Therapy today.
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Suzanne Golden, M.S., CCC-SLP
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