A Social Communication Disorder affects the understanding of different social situations and the use of appropriate form of communication to express verbal and nonverbal language. It is observed by a difficulty in modifying speech style and understanding perspective.
Consult TBC if:
- The child has difficulty in understanding sarcasm
- The child has difficulty in initiating conversation
- The child has difficulty in understanding facial expressions or social cues
- The child is taking words for their literal meaning
The TalkAbility Program is designed to help parents develop the theory of mind in daily life activities. It helps children understand the perspective of others, adapt language accordingly and improve their social skills.