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Yes: If your child is not developing their verbal skills at the expected age, they should absolutely have their hearing tested. Even though most infants have their hearing tested at birth, these tests are not 100%, and a normal test at birth does not eliminate the possibility of hearing loss. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
3year old son doesn't speak, but imitates animal sounds. No other developmental delays. Hearing tested and not autistic.Had therapy since 18mo.Causes?
The Clinical Evalua-: tion of Language Fundamentals tests receptive & expressive language, speech sound production & verbal/ nonverbal social/pragmatic communication. . Call your school district's Child Find Team for eligibility for Early Childhood Special Education. Also, seek evaluation by a Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrician to search for genetic & other medical causes of his neurodevelopmental disorder. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
M south Indian.Does sounds like woo,waa, brrr produced and imitated by my 5 month old sister's baby is a sign she is gonna talk soon?
Communication : At 4 months, typically-developing babies goo & coo reciprocally, as you describe. At 6 months they produce a string of syllables: da-da-da-da, ma-ma-ma-ma. At 9 months those become a non-specific ma-ma & da-da, with 3 words at a year, a specific ma-ma, da-da & ba-ba. At 6 months, learned behavior begins; babies lift up their arms to be picked up. Read, play & talk to her See healthy children.org. ...Read more
Between 4-7 months: By the seventh month your baby will likely imitate sounds. Language in babies starts when they are newborns and are crying- there only form of expression at that point. They then move to cooing and ahhing, then babbling and imitating. Talk lots with your baby to help them develop their language. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son is 2.5. He says only same 7 wds. But has said many. Imitates me. Receptive language great. history speech delay w bro. No gdd. Autism r/o. Worry?
14 month old doesn't point or show toys. Are these major autism red flags?No speech delay based on eval. Plays in turn taking social games, imitates.
Can beauty products that claim to "draw out toxins" from your body truly do that? It sounds phony to me.
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Startle reflex: The initial alarm reaction to the loud unexpected noise is a completely natural, involuntary reaction. The startle reflex is innate, and is found in newborn babies. It is brought about by the activation of the sympathetic nervous system, and still occurs even when a loud sound is anticipated. It can take a while to calm down as another part of the nervous system (pns) slows heart rate & breathing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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