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Brain Injury And Speech Delay
What r causes of isolated expresive speech delay in 2 yo could it be trauma when nose broke? Brain CT normal. history of bad glue ear and t&a removal
A mix of genetic &: environmental factors cause Expressive Language Disorder. The same number of ear infections occur in Preschoolers with & without ELD. When hearing returns to normal after Conductive Hearing Loss, linguistic impairments from CHL also stop. Multiple genes have been found for ELD in family linkage studies. Other perinatal risk factors contribute, like prematurity. A nasal fracture doesn't cause it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Anything that disrupts tissue integrity can cause brain damage: lack of or reduced oxygen (stroke), viamin deficiency, pressure (hydrocephalus, or, bleeding or tumor inside the skull), blunt or penetrating trauma; infection; inflammation (immune system mediated or otherwise); toxins (alcohol, ecstasy, lead, mercury, arsenic, to name but a few); diseases (ms, diabetes, ...Read more
Parents suspect brain injury in 2 year old girl with developmental delays and hypertonia from birth. Neurologist refuse's mri. What can be done?
When my 4 year old was a baby he bumped his head. He has delayed speech - but understands everything. Does he have brain damage?
If there was no loss: of consciousness, I doubt the "bump"'caused his expressive language delay. Fill out a developmental screen & an M-CHAT on firstsigns.org for your visit with his pediatrician. Also, call your school district's Child Find Team for an evaluation for eligibility for Early Childhood Special Ed. services. An expressive language delay confers a risk of dyslexia at school age, so seek treatment now. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could a facial injury in 2 y.O be the only reason for speech delay? His CT showed no damage. Has had genetic testing. Only delay is expressive language. Receptive is age-appropriate.
After a brain injury that causes someone to not be able to understand speech, is it possible for it to go away over time?
Long term sequelae: There are long term sequelae that may be associated with brain injury. The more severe the brain injury, the more likely the sequelae. Mri technology has exploded in recent years and allows one to see signs of prior damage to white matter tracts or signs of small microhemorrhages. An example of a possible long-term sequelae is the development of normal pressure hydrocephalus many (>10) years later. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Autism includes : Language delay. Not everybody with language delay has autism. www.med.umich.edu/yourchild/topics/speech.htm speech and language delay and disorder. www.autismspeaks.org/what-autism what is autism? What is autism spectrum disorder? Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autism are both general terms for a group of complex disorders of brain development. ...Read more
Is it possible to diagnose a child with both autism & aphasia? Child has Family history of autism, numerous autism symptoms, and prior brain injury.
Name that diagnosis: Your question is very complex as is your child. It is possible to have both diagnoses. However it would be very difficult to diagnose both separately. I am wondering if the head injury is also related. I think you need to see a pediatric development and behavior specialist to help decide what to do. The treatment for the language delays will be about the same for either cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Brain injury is a condition in which the brain is damaged due to an injury. Brain injury often results when the head violently and suddenly hits an object or when an object deeply pierces the head. The symptoms of brain injury vary from mild to severe depending on how much the ...Read more
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