Tag: Speech

Getting through the ordeal of delayed speech and language development

Among the stages of development in every child is speech as well as language. Kids are expected to have achieved some sort of milestone by a certain age. When time flies and the child is showing no signs of development, it is definitely up for discussion. The parents and guardians have to seek professional help soonest possible. Delay in delicate stages such as speech and other sensitive areas of development should be a cause for alarm. This does not mean that nothing can be done about it. In fact, the modern age has brought along with it some pretty effective solutions.

Causes of delay at a glance

kidsAs a parent or aspiring to be one, it is good to be in the picture about matters of such a grave nature. Knowing the causes is the first step towards nipping it in the bud. Here are some causes that are not too well known;

  • A temporary issue that can go away. In most cases, the delay in learning how to walk or talk is normal. The child should be given plenty of room for major adjustments such as these.
  • Autism. You must be have come across the term ‘autism’ as it happens to be notorious for such delays. However, this should not be a cause for alarm in most parents. Professional help must be sought soonest possible before things get out of hand. Failure to which could lead to untold problems that might worsen the situation.
  • Cerebral palsy. The cause of