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My godson is 2 yrs and 5 months old and only can speak the word "yeah". How can I help him build his vocabulary?
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Dr. Anifat Balogun
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
4 doctors agree
In brief: Speech Delay?
When a child has limited speech & language development, it is important to make sure that hearing is intact and that there are no structural or functional/ neurologic reasons for the delay.
Please encourage your godson's parents to see their pediatrician or family physician to begin the process to test hearing and obtain a speech evaluation and/or pediatric neuro-developmental evaluation as needed.

In brief: Speech Delay?
When a child has limited speech & language development, it is important to make sure that hearing is intact and that there are no structural or functional/ neurologic reasons for the delay.
Please encourage your godson's parents to see their pediatrician or family physician to begin the process to test hearing and obtain a speech evaluation and/or pediatric neuro-developmental evaluation as needed.
Dr. Anifat Balogun
Dr. Anifat Balogun
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Dr. Reid Blackwelder
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Get evaluation
That describes a significant speech delay.
While it s good to try to increase his vocabulary yourself, he should be seen by a family physician or pediatrician right away. He could have issues with deafness, or some other serious problem preventing normal development of speech.

In brief: Get evaluation
That describes a significant speech delay.
While it s good to try to increase his vocabulary yourself, he should be seen by a family physician or pediatrician right away. He could have issues with deafness, or some other serious problem preventing normal development of speech.
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
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