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A 31-year-old female asked:

38 month old not speaking in sentences. doesn't say mom and dad or hungry. does 'sing along' w/cartoons as far as melody but only some words clear. ?

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Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Language development: Clearly delayed expressive language. Does child respond behaviorally to simple verbal commands such as come here, or bring me the red ball. You are checking receptive language that way. Has he been exposed to multiple languages since birth? Another possibility is autism of course. Get him evaluated!
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