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Hi can you tell me if a language delay is significant when a child is 5 years 7 months but between 3 and 4 years in overall assesment thankyou?

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral
4 doctors agree

In brief: Agree + she needs

formal psychological testing of her cognitive, motor, self-help & social skills & assessment for ADHD, though her distractibility may be related to her language impairment.
If she is still has day- & nighttime bowel & bladder incontinence, medical investigation is warranted. She should qualify for special education services in school. Language delay confers increased risk of dyslexia, so act now.

In brief: Agree + she needs

formal psychological testing of her cognitive, motor, self-help & social skills & assessment for ADHD, though her distractibility may be related to her language impairment.
If she is still has day- & nighttime bowel & bladder incontinence, medical investigation is warranted. She should qualify for special education services in school. Language delay confers increased risk of dyslexia, so act now.
Thank
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Language delay

Yes he is considerably behind.
He should have a neurological and audiological evaluation and then referred to a speech therapist for intense therapy

In brief: Language delay

Yes he is considerably behind.
He should have a neurological and audiological evaluation and then referred to a speech therapist for intense therapy
Thank
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