Receptive Language Delay/Disorder. 


Receptive Language

Receptive language disorders/delays refers to difficulties in the ability to attend to, process, comprehend, retain, or use spoken language.  Early signs or symptoms of receptive language delays include difficulty following directions, echolalia (repeating back words or phrases either immediately or at a later time), difficulty responding to yes/no and “wh” questions, re-auditorization (repeating back a question first and then responding to it), inconsistent attention to spoken language, and using "memorized" phrases and sentences.