Speech Delays

If your child is having problems talking, he may have a speech delay. Here you'll learn about speech delays, when you should worry, and how to find a great speech therapist.

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Parenting a Child With a Speech Delay Can Be Lonely
My 4-year-old has a speech delay and is behind the rest of his classmates. I hate to admit how difficult it's been on me. But after talking to my son's doctor, I realize there's no reason to push him to catch up.
Language Difficulties
Many toddlers are slow to talk or speak in garbled words. Here's how to handle some of these language challenges.
Understanding Speech Delays
Our experts break down the facts on common speech delays in children.
Not Talking Yet? How to Tell If Your Child Has a Language Disorder
If you suspect your child has difficulties with speech, speak up. The key to treating language disorders is early intervention.
Delayed Language Development
Dr. Alan Greene answers the question, What should parents do to help babies who aren't talking?
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