speech delay


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speech delay

Any disorder of childhood in the acquisition and use of spoken language.
Synonym: expressive language delay
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He had speech delay for a while, he would only say mama, dada and bye bye, but we took him to sign language and that really helped him.
Lalita Mehta, other of a 6-year-old girl who has mild autism and severe speech delay, said such events can help educate parents such as herself.
Moreover, 40% of the practitioners thought that "The most common cause of speech delay is ASD".
Due to various reasons, prevalence [11,12] of speech delay is on the rise.
Jamie has autism, sensory processing difficulties and hyper-mobility, while Emma's other child, Kahlan, three, is currently being monitored for speech delay.
Although some boys with XXY experience few challenges, at least two thirds will have early speech delay, fine and gross motor skill deficits, learning disabilities, ADHD, and some degree of social skill impairment.
Despite some positive and useful usage of electronic devices, he believes that these devices are to blame for the steadily growth children's learning difficulties, hypertension, speech delay, isolation, obesity, lethargy, nervousness, and a heap of other psychological, physical and behavioral disorders.
5-year-old male with normal hearing test results and evaluation performed by the Neurology Department was referred to the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry for an investigation of speech delay.
All children who were diagnosed with speech delay were referred to the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, NIMHANS and received a diagnosis of delayed speech and language.
The focus is on teaching those with autism spectrum disorder and speech delay, and not simply replacing their voice with a simple "click & talk" application.
Edward, who suffers from dyspraxia, speech delay, autism and uses a wheelchair, said: "Trying something new is a quote I thought about after my accident.
Edward, pictured, who suffers from dyspraxia, speech delay, autism and uses a wheelchair, says that he did not have a supportive family to help him but that hasn't stopped him.