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3year old son doesn't speak, but imitates animal sounds. No other developmental delays. Hearing tested and not autistic.Had therapy since 18mo.Causes?

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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Did you check with the speech therapist? Any family history of speech delay? Neurology consult?

In brief: See below

Did you check with the speech therapist? Any family history of speech delay? Neurology consult?
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