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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For example, although children with CI had delayed speech recognition, the greatest increases were observed in Group A (implantation at the age of 1.
We recorded the click ABR in 261 children who were clinically diagnosed with delayed speech with unknown causes (case group) and 261 age- and sex-matched normally developing children (control group).
The new study tests four possible explanations for the association: that shy children practice speaking less and so their speech becomes delayed, that children with delayed speech become shy because they have difficulty talking, that shy children understand what's being said but are simply reticent to speak, and that shy children's speech is actually normal while outgoing children's speech is above average.
Studies have shown that in some areas of social deprivation, 50% of children have delayed speech, language and communication development at the time of school entry (Locke et al, 2002).
is an excellent book that is designed to help stimulate communication skills in children ages 3-7 who exhibit delayed speech due to one of multiple medical causes.
She loves to mix with other children and although she has severely delayed speech, activities like bike riding will help to give her the opportunity to mix with more children and promote inclusion.
His demand comes as our poll reveals Mr Cameron's delayed speech on Europe last week deliv-ered a major blow to the UK Independence Party.
Speech therapy had been instituted at age 7 for findings of delayed speech.
Children were evaluated based on the presence of known risk factors for hearing loss or as a result of delayed speech development.
The disability charity is particularly important to Mr Cooper, whose daughter suffers from Smith-Magenis Syndrome, a disorder which can cause intellectual disability, delayed speech and language skills and behavioural problems.
Mencap is important to Steve as his daughter suffers from Smith-Magenis Syndrome - a disorder which can cause intellectual disability, delayed speech and language skills and behavioural problems.
I evaluate and treat children and adults with communication problems due to delayed speech and language development, learning disabilities, autism, stuttering, and voice problems.