Pragmatic Language Disorder: Diagnosis & Treatment


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What is Pragmatic Language Disorder (PLD)?

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1. Why is Pragmatic Language Disorder separate from Autism Spectrum Disorder?

2. Which of the following is NOT characteristic of pragmatic language disorder (PLD)?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can learn more about pragmatic language disorder with the help from these resources. The practice questions will help you quickly assess your knowledge of what pragmatic language disorder is and why pragmatic language disorder differs from autism spectrum disorder.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to see what you know about:

  • Why pragmatic language disorder differs from autism spectrum disorder
  • Effective treatment for PLD
  • Description of pragmatic language disorder
  • Why PLD leads to children who don't recognize social cues
  • Characteristics of pragmatic language disorder

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on PLD
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the effective treatment for PLD
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the characteristics of pragmatic language disorder

Additional Learning

For a closer look at this disorder, review the accompanying lesson titled Pragmatic Language Disorder: Diagnosis & Treatment. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Review what the DSM is and what is says about PLD
  • Define social communication
  • Explore the difficulties people with PLD have such as the rules of conversation and getting jokes