Receptive language is understanding.
This is your child's ability to understand the words they hear and/or read. Different receptive language skills are expected at different ages. The symptoms of children experiencing difficulties with their receptive langague skills can be varied and will depend on their age.
What are the symptoms?
Some possible symptoms that may indicate your child is experiencing difficulties with their receptive language skills include:
The causes of receptive language difficulties are often unknown.
A number of factors may be working together to contribute to
your child's difficulties. Family history is often the most likely
indicator, although this may not always be the case. A child's
general cognitive development, exposure to language and
personality can all impact on a child's receptive language