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A 32-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.

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Dr. Terrence Bethea
Psychiatry 19 years experience
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
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