A 36-year-old female asked:
What else can it be apart from autism and hearing if a 2 year old's response to his name is poor and there is language delay.
1 doctor answer
Dr. Terrence Bethea answered
17 years experience in Child Psychiatry
Ped dev eval: Your child needs an evaluation by a developmental behavioral pediatrician or pediatric neurologist or speech language therapist. If hearing is definitely normal (s/he responds well to almost everything OTHER than his name), autism is a reasonable concern if other elements are present (poor eye contact, limited imaginative play, poor social engagement). Intellectual disability is an area of conce
Answered on May 8, 2016
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