A member 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.

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. Terrence Bethea answered

Specializes in 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 5/8/2016



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