Expressive and Receptive Language Disorders: What’s the Difference?

Every language disorder is one of two major types: expressive and receptive. Simply put, an expressive language disorder refers to difficulty with expressing meaning or messages to others. In contrast, a receptive language disorder refers to difficulty processing and understanding meaning and messages from others. However, it’s possible for children to have a mixed expressive-receptive…

How to Overcome Receptive Language Disorder

How to Overcome Receptive Language Disorder Receptive language disorder occurs when a child has difficulty understanding what’s being said to them. This is because they have a difficulty in processing and retaining auditory information. For this reason, they struggle to follow instructions or directions. Although therapy is highly recommended to help your child overcome receptive…