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What You Need to Know About Developmental Delays

What You Need to Know About Developmental Delays

At a Glance A developmental delay is more than being “a little behind” in skills. It’s a substantial lag. There are five main areas of development in which kids can have delays. Kids can have de....

Researchers: Tablet Time is Causing Toddler Speech Delay

Researchers: Tablet Time is Causing Toddler Speech Delay

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10 Things You Can Do to Avoid Speech Delay in Kids

10 Things You Can Do to Avoid Speech Delay in Kids

This article first appeared in the August 2005 issue of Smart Parenting magazine Unlike his two elder siblings, my youngest child couldn’t speak at two years old. Santiago would talk to me in grunts, with “....

5 Signs Your Preschooler May Be Speech Delayed

5 Signs Your Preschooler May Be Speech Delayed

  Is your preschooler talking as much as she should be? Most kids who experience delayed speech will catch up with a little encouragement, social interaction, and sometimes speech therapy. After all, as re....

Kids and Speech Delay: How Much Is Normal?

Kids and Speech Delay: How Much Is Normal?

If your child is not making any effort to talk or communicate with you, it’s normal to be worried. Here’s what all parents should know about kids and speech delay. What is Normal? The majority of kids start....

We’re not talking to our kids: are we causing speech delay?

We’re not talking to our kids: are we causing speech delay?

A parent with a small child in a stroller is walking along the footpath with headphones in. The child is crying, the parent is oblivious. A parent walks into a cafe engaged in conversation on the phone, with a....