The communication disorders are a group of difficulties that impact a child’s ability to use language in some fashion such as the ability to use or understand a system of symbols for interpersonal communication. A person with a language disorder might have difficulty with language form (grammatical structures), content (vocabulary, basic concepts), organization (sequence of language, memory, problem solving), and use (social communication). A child with this disorder presents difficulty in expressive language, receptive language, or both.
Language and communication is crucial for anybody living in today’s world. For those who have deficits or problems in communication their functioning can be severely impacted.