Pragmatic [Social] communication Disorder
Difficulties with the social aspects of verbal and nonverbal communication, including verbosity prosody, excessive switching of topics and dominating conversations. Does not have the restricted and repetitive behaviors found in ASD.
Exact estimates not yet available, but the number of cases identified appears to be rising with increasing awareness.
Limited Information – Causes
David H. Barlow, BOSTON UNIVERSITY
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