Students with receptive language disorders may have difficulty
understanding spoken language, responding appropriately, or both. This
leads to substantial difficulty communicating, following directions, and making connections between words and the ideas they represent.
The following checklist
will help you to determine if your child has comprehension
Difficulty understanding and following directions or instructions.
Becomes overwhelmed when given 2 or multi step directions.
Often doesn't understand longer more complex sentences, thus becomes confused easily.
Struggles with figurative versus literal language and will usually need explanations.
Regularly requires clarification and to have the instructions/directions repeated.
uses the term 'I don't know' or 'I forget'.
The child may be able to
read but when questioned about the passage just read, he/she has