Significant speech and language delays are directly related to
developmental or health issues. But some people blame speech and language
delays on factors that are not the cause of true delays, such as:
Other Works Consulted
Simms MD, Schum RL (2011). Language development and communication disorders. In RM Kliegman et al., eds., Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 19th ed., pp. 114–122. Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerSusan C. Kim, MD - PediatricsThomas M. Bailey, MD - Family Medicine
Current as ofJuly 26, 2016
Current as of:
July 26, 2016
Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics
& Thomas M. Bailey, MD - Family Medicine
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