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A 30-year-old female asked about a male:

3year old son doesn't speak, but imitates animal sounds. no other developmental delays. hearing tested and not autistic.had therapy since 18mo.causes?

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Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Pediatrics 35 years experience
See below: Did you check with the speech therapist? Any family history of speech delay? Neurology consult?
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 50 years experience
The Clinical Evalua-: tion of Language Fundamentals tests receptive & expressive language, speech sound production & verbal/ nonverbal social/pragmatic communication. . Call your school district's Child Find Team for eligibility for Early Childhood Special Education. Also, seek evaluation by a Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrician to search for genetic & other medical causes of his neurodevelopmental disorder.

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Last updated Dec 20, 2014

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