Social Communication Disorder

The cause of social communication disorder as a distinct diagnosis is not known. It is often defined in terms of the specific condition with which it is associated. See ASHA Practice Portal pages on Intellectual Disability, Spoken Language Disorders, Written Language Disorders, Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury in Adults, Aphasia, and Dementia for information about social communication skills in these populations. 

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