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Evaluating a 30 month old child language development. what else should i consider in my report?

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental and Behavioral 51 years experience
SLT?: Social/adaptive and self-help skills. You can download the m-chat from firstsigns.Org to screen for autism or purchase the pddst-ii. Look at the child's intent to communicate non-verbally as well as verbally.
Dr. William Singer
Pediatric Neurology 52 years experience
Many factors: factors include general level of development, primary language spoken at home, is the child exposed to more than one language, birth order, are there other children at home that may be speaking for the child.
Last updated Oct 3, 2016

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