Identify the Signs of Speech Language Disorders

Signs of Speech and Language Disorders in Children

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  • Does not interact socially (infancy and older)
  • Does not follow or understand what you say (starting at 1 year)
  • Says only a few sounds, words, or gestures (18 months to 2 years)
  • Words are not easily understood (18 months to 2 years)
  • Does not combine words (starting at 2 years)
  • Struggles to say sounds or words (3 to 4 years)


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Identify the Signs of Communication Disorder

Questions about development? Please ask a speech language pathologist!

When is it time to see a speech therapist?

Anytime you have a concern! Speech language pathologists can help answer your questions about child development, determine when testing might be helpful, and help explain how and when speech therapy might be the right course to take.

If you have questions regarding your child’s development, please call a speech language pathologist. This is a call you don’t want to delay! There is so much we can do to help children develop, waiting to see what happens is NOT one of them!