Offering diagnosis and treatment of communication, hearing, and swallowing disorders
Published: Nov. 3, 2011
Updated: Nov. 3, 2011
Pragmatics, or social language, is the use of verbal and non-verbal language in social situations. Examples of pragmatics include:
Children with pragmatic challenges may:
We offer evaluation and therapy services for children with pragmatic language issues that include:
After a complete evaluation, individual therapy, group therapy, or a combination of both may be recommended. Some skills addressed or activities performed in therapy may include:
Communication is a vital part of life. Finding a successful way for a child to be understood and express themselves can improve family and social interactions, facilitate learning in school, reduce frustration with miscommunications, and provide an overall enhanced quality of life.
To schedule an evaluation, contact Duke Speech Pathology and Audiology at 919-684-3859, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.