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Living Sky School Division No. 202
Growth Without Limits, Learning For All
School Division No. 202
Social Interactive Communication/Pragmatics

Social Interactive Communication/Pragmatics

Children who have difficulties in this area may:

  • have problems with taking turns in a conversation or in games
  • be unable to change the style of conversation to suit the listener
  • be unable to interpret tone of voice in others
  • have difficulty interpreting non-verbal communication (ie. facial expression, gestures)
  • have difficulty keeping to the topic of a conversation
  • have problems with judging the amount of previous knowledge that the listener has when relating information
  • have difficulty understanding other points of view
  • have strengths in specific area of the curriculum
  • have a particular interest or hobby which can sometimes act as a stimulus to learning
  • have a good memory for rote learning
  • (teachingexpertise.com)

ASHA Social Language Use (Pragmatics)

ASHA Pragmatic Language Tips

**If you are looking for more information on Autism, please discuss this with your S-LP​