Common issues associated with Dravet syndrome include prolonged seizures, frequent seizures, behavioral and developmental delays, movement and balance issues, orthopedic conditions, delayed language
and speech issues, growth and nutrition issues, sleeping difficulties, chronic infections, sensory integration disorders, and disruptions of the autonomic nervous system [which regulates things such as body temperature and sweating].
Television viewing associates with delayed language
If parents do not limit their children's use of gadgets, the relationship between them results in lesser interaction, which in turn leads to delayed language
and cognitive development.
Infants who present with perinatal risk conditions have a tendency to present with a general developmental delay as well as delayed language
and learning development.
People learning to speak again after a disease or injury as well as those undergoing cochlear implantation to reverse previous deafness, may be helped by this type of therapeutic treatment in the future," said Bieszczad "The application could even extend to people with delayed language
learning abilities or people trying to learn a second language.
Promoting Better Health and Avoiding Disease Award (supported by Welsh NHS Confederation): Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board - for a project to reduce the impact of delayed language
skills in two to three-year-old children.
The language development survey: a screening tool for delayed language
ABM University Health Board: For a project to reduce the impact of delayed language
skills in two and three-year-old children.
In deprived areas, more than half of children start school with delayed language
The most common reason for delayed language
is general delay or intellectual disability.
It has been successful in Cork and credited with a major reduction in delayed language
skills in disadvantaged areas.
For example, children with autism often have typical gross motor development but significantly delayed language
development, therefore language development has dissociated from gross motor development.