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Speech and Language Delay in Children

Speech and Language Delay in Children

 MAURA R. McLAUGHLIN, MD, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia Am Fam Physician. 2011 May 15;83(10):1183-1188.   Patient information: See related handout on speech delay i....

Language Delay

Language Delay

Children with a language delay follow the normal language development pattern but will reach the language development milestones at a slower rate than others.  Usually a child with a language delay will have ....

Late Language Emergence

Late Language Emergence

See the Treatment section of the Late Language Emergence Evidence Map for pertinent scientific evidence, expert opinion, and client/caregiver perspective. The goal of language intervention is to stimulate ov....

Speech Delay

Speech Delay

Speech delay (also known as alalia) refers to the delay in either the development or mechanisms necessary to produce speech. A speech-delayed child may have difficulty using the lungs, vocal chords, mouth, t....

What is an Expressive Language Delay?

What is an Expressive Language Delay?

Expressive language delay (ELD) is a broad diagnosis that simply means that a child is having trouble using language in some way, shape, or form.  Since this diagnosis is so broad, each child with this diagno....

Activities for a 2.5 yr. Old boy w/ a speech delay

Activities for a 2.5 yr. Old boy w/ a speech delay

PLEASE HELP! My son has a speech delay and it is so frustrating some days because im not sure what i need to do to help him.I’m Coming here for advice and encouragement. A therapist comes to the house on....