Communication disorders are an umbrella diagnosis that encompasses a wide array of issues that relate to language, speech, and hearing. These issues fall into distinct categories, including aphasia (having issues understanding language), speech disorders (stuttering, having a lisp, and other spoken communication issues), learning disabilities (dyslexia, dysgraphia) and sensory impairments (blindness, deafness.)
Some of the issues that develop as a result of a communication disorder include:
There are several treatment options for children & adults with communication disorders, including behavioural therapy and social skills training. After an assessment has been completed, one of our therapists will work with you or your child in order to come up with the best possible treatment plan.
Call Insight Psychological today. We have offices in Edmonton North, Edmonton South, Red Deer, Spruce Grove and Calgary.