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My 32mo old son was diagnosed with apraxia of speech. Now EEG showed slow brain waves at the back of his brain. What could cause this?

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Dr. William Goldie
Pediatrics - Neurology
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In brief: Mild disorganization

There have been attempts to understand brain development with EEG for many years.
30 years ago they tried BEAM (brain electrical activity mapping) to diagnose ADHD, dyslexia, etc. we are still in the dark. Receptive language develops better than expressive language in many, especially boys. This can cause difficulty forming words (dyspraxia) as well as stuttering and frustration. Time will help.

In brief: Mild disorganization

There have been attempts to understand brain development with EEG for many years.
30 years ago they tried BEAM (brain electrical activity mapping) to diagnose ADHD, dyslexia, etc. we are still in the dark. Receptive language develops better than expressive language in many, especially boys. This can cause difficulty forming words (dyspraxia) as well as stuttering and frustration. Time will help.
Dr. William Goldie
Dr. William Goldie
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Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Neurology
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In brief: See neurologist

The EEG does not explain speech disorders, you must see your pediatrician or neurologist for an evaluation.
Family history, other medical conditions, birth history, hearing test etc can be relevant.

In brief: See neurologist

The EEG does not explain speech disorders, you must see your pediatrician or neurologist for an evaluation.
Family history, other medical conditions, birth history, hearing test etc can be relevant.
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
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