A few known causes of communication disorders are: Hearing impairment - full or partial hearing impairment may cause difficulty in speech and language development. An assessment of hearing is one of the first steps in the investigation of speech and language problems.
Mixed receptive-expressive language issues involve difficulty understanding and using spoken language. Language disorders can either be acquired or developmental. An acquired language disorder, like aphasia, shows up only after the person has had a neurological illness or injury.
Communication disorders in children are common, understand them better with tips from this expert article. Does your child struggle with speech and language skills? Communication disorders in children are common, understand them better with tips from this expert article.
Social communication disorder can co-occur with other communication disorders in the DSM-5 (these include language disorder, speech sound disorder, childhood-onset fluency disorder, and unspecified communication disorder), but cannot be diagnosed in the presence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD).