delayed speech


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delayed speech

Failure of development of speech by the end of the second year of life. This may be caused by deafness, emotional disturbance or severe or prolonged childhood illness.
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The symptoms can include profoundly delayed speech, mental impairment, behavior problems, and distinctive physical traits (e.
Studies have shown a correlation between increased ultrasound exposure and delayed speech in children.
Guidelines are included for intervention for children with specific disorders such as autism, delayed speech, developmental delays, and motor, feeding, and sensory disorders.
Those additional problems include hampered social skills, delayed speech and language development, low self-esteem and strained relationships with family and peers.
When they start school, inspectors found around six out of 10 pupils had delayed speech, language and communication skills and 30 per cent have special needs.
The FDA has approved Kuvan (sapropterin dihydrochloride), the first drug of its kind approved to slow the effects of a rare genetic disorder that causes mental retardation, smaller brain size, delayed speech and other neurological problems.
However, a few studies have suggested that it might cause neurological changes, such as delayed speech or an increase in left-handedness.
CHICAGO -- Children with delayed speech tend to listen from the right side of the brain, while children without delayed speech listen with the left side of the brain, Dr.
After we sought opinions from several medical and educational professionals and read about delayed speech, it was actually a speech therapist who finally diagnosed Gregory.