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Treatment for delay in speech for a child - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Growth and Development in Children
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Doctor :   hI
User :   Hi
User :   My kid 1 year, male child
User :   has not yet started speaking
User :   What's the ideal age the kid should start picking the speech?
Doctor :   Wait a minute .
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is he saying dada or mama
Doctor :   any words.
Doctor :   Most kids have started to speak by age 2
User :   occasianlly
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   Is he responding to to his/her name when u call?
User :   yes
User :   My daughter has picked two letter words at the early age of 11 months
Doctor :   Is he active and moving ?
User :   yes, he is very active
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is he trying to repeat your sounds
Doctor :   Does he show any gestures , any signs to communicate
User :   Yes he tries to pick up phone and tries to say "Hello"
User :   Not could not say hello
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   It's normal, don't worry, some children do it later
User :   ok
Doctor :   Because other developments are good and he will speak alright in future
User :   ok
Doctor :   All developments do not happen simultaneously. Some happen late
User :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have any other queries?
Doctor :   His motor develpment is good
Doctor :   His socialization is good
Doctor :   He is responding to the world
Doctor :   Are you there ?
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting
Doctor :   Bye
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