Written and spoken language can be ambiguous, including homophones, homonyms, homographs, some complex sentences, and “garden path” sentences.
In this video blog, David looks at ambiguous language, summarises some of the research on why children with language disorders have particular difficulties resolving ambiguities, and provides some evidence-based strategies to help.
Related videos and articles:
- Light Up Language with Analogies
- Light Up Language with Idioms
- Light Up Language with Similes and Metaphors
- Speaking for themselves: why I choose ambitious goals to help young children put words together
Hi there, I’m David Kinnane.
Principal Speech Pathologist, Banter Speech & Language
Our talented team of certified practising speech pathologists provide unhurried, personalised and evidence-based speech pathology care to children and adults in the Inner West of Sydney and beyond, both in our clinic and via telehealth.