This is the area of language function that embraces the use of language in social contexts (knowing what to say, how to say it, and when to say it, and how to "be" with other people (Caroline Bowen, 2001). Deficits in pragmatic language are symptomatic of difficulty with use of eye contact, excessive talking about specific topics, unwarranted questioning, lack of interest in others, be short of the ability to observe perspectives, interpretation of facial expressions and body language, and often have literal concrete understanding of language.
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