Speech Therapy For Pragmatics (Social Skills)
Walker's Tiny Talkers Specializes In Pediatric Speech Therapy for Dyslexia
Pragmatic disorder is a difficulty with the use of social language and communication skills.
Difficulty understanding nonverbal language (facial expression, body language)
Problems with taking the perspective of others
Inaccurate interpretation of social situations
Difficulty with conversation skills (initiate conversation, taking turns, staying on topic, contributing to conversation)
Limited understanding of figurative language (sarcasm, irony, idioms)
Lacking problem solving skills.
How Speech Therapy Can Help
We use methods from Michelle Garcia Winner’s Social Thinking to teach social skills. Methods include, but are not limited to, think sheets, social behavior mapping, role playing, using the social thinking vocabulary, zones of regulations and much more!