Receptive Language

Receptive Language

Receptive Language

Receptive language is the understanding of information provided in a variety of ways such as sounds and words; movement and gestures; and signs and symbols. Receptive language skills include following directions, completing tasks, responding to questions, understanding of non verbal gestures, listening and reading comprehension.

Receptive language skills consider 4 main areas:

  • Following Directions
  • Understanding questions
  • Understanding grammar
  • Understanding vocabulary

Intervention focuses on teaching compensatory strategies, vocabulary expansion, use of written and visual supports.

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