Written Language Disabilities

Written language delays may affect children who are beginning to learn to read and write, as well as children who are in high school and struggling to complete academic assignments due to a written language delays. Written language looks at concepts such as your child's ability to:

  • Spell words that are both rule-based and words that require memorization
  • Formulate simple, compound, and complex sentences
  • Use accurate grammatical concepts 
  • Use age appropriate punctuation, capitalization, and formatting
  • Utilize and write simple paragraphs, stories, and essays with graphic organizers

We offer evaluation and treatment for written language disorders. An evaluation consists of:

  • Thorough review of your child's medical history as related to his/her language difficulties
  • Specific testing for written language deficits, which may include, but are not limited to
    • Receptive and expressive language testing 
    • Language processing evaluation
    • Written language testing

Does your child need this service?

Check out the "Does your child need help?" page for questions/information. 

Please feel free to contact us if you should have any additional questions.