Language Disorders and The Impact on Learning

"When a person has a Language disorders (deficits in expressive and/or receptive language), it can impact all academic areas. Despite the wide spread impact on learning, many evaluators fail to perform a full oral language battery during Psychoeducational Testing. Receptive language refers to a person’s ability to understand oral language. Expressive language refers to a person’s ability to express themselves using language. When there are deficits in language, it can impact a student’s ability to transmit and acquire information in the classroom. Most of classroom learning is through class lectures and oral instructions. Subsequently, when there is a language disorder, a student can appear “lost” during instructions and have a difficult time learning new information. Read below to learn all the areas a Language Disorder can have on a student’s academics. Does your child struggle with any of these?"

Click below to read more about the warning signs of a language disorder!