Development Problems

Is your child keeping up with his peers? Read about common developmental problems, including language, social situations, sleep, and more. Plus: Learn how to get your child back on track.

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9 Preschool Behaviors That Could Signal a Learning Disability

Your child may be only 2 or 3, but the way she behaves in her classroom can give you clues about her developmental—and even academic—strengths and weaknesses.

Milestones: Red Flags to Watch For at 2 Years

Your toddler will grow and change at their own pace but you can guess around year two, you’ll start to celebrate some major milestones. Talk to your doctor if you notice any of these red flags.

Milestones: Red Flags to Watch For at 12 to 18 Months

Your baby is growing into a toddler! Here’s what you can expect to see and when you should talk to a doctor.

Does Your Child Need Early Intervention?

If your child is experiencing developmental delays, don't worry. Here's what to know and what you can do to help.

What Is A Gross Motor Delay?

Seeing your child develop at a different pace than others can be alarming. Our experts fill you in on the range of normal in child development.

6 Signs of a Good Occupational Therapist

What to look for when your child needs the services of a pediatric occupational therapist

More Development Problems

When Your Kid Seems Different

You've probably been told not to compare your child with anyone else's. But when she really seems to be lagging behind other kids, it's important to get her the help she needs quickly.

Is Your Child A Late Bloomer?

Worried that your toddler isn't hitting her milestones as fast as you expected? There are perfectly normal reasons why she may be taking her time.