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cognitive developmental delays in children

A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Definitions: The term "cognitive" confers the idea of the child thinking through an idea like responding to a stranger or formulating speech.The term global implys ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
24 years experience in Pediatrics
MCHAT: The mchat is a good at home screening tool for autism https://m-chat.Org (many pediatricians use it in the office as well) also healthychildren.Org ... Read More
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
From birth- 3 years,: a child with 6q deletion qualifies for your state's Early Intervention Program, usually through the health division. From 3-5 years, he qualifies for ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Wolfe
22 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Learning disabilitie: Sleep apnea has been shown to increase the risk of learning disabilities. There is also a risk of behavioral problems similar to adhd. There area my t ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Possible: In childhood, 25 percent of children with sickle cell anemia have silent ischemic lesions that may impair neurocognitive function.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bachar Al-Alami
35 years experience in ADHD and Autism
Both Similar Effect : Antipsychotic use during the third trimester of pregnancy has a risk for abnormal muscle movements (extrapyramidal symptoms [eps]) and withdrawal symp ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not XXX: but more likely Growth Hormone ....(acromegaly) is an outside abnormality..... In any case have your Primary Care Provider check a few things and if ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott J. Wolfson
21 years experience in Pediatrics
Many factors: Developmental delays often just are without much possible explanation. Other times there can be predisposition because of genetics, prematurity, toxin ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Escobar
8 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes, some are: Yes, some inherited conditions can cause developmental delays (e.g., down syndrome). However, there are other non-inherited causes as well (e.g., poo ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Teresa Carson
33 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends: Often children with global developmental delay will be eligible for ssi, mostly because there are often underlying problems as well medically, all of ... Read More
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