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Speech delay
Hi, my son is 3 years old and he still does not talk but just blabbers. Also he does not understand simple instructions. But when ever he needs something he will take our hand to point out at things he need or if he wants us to take him out he will take us near the door and and points our hand to the lock. When he was 1.5 years he had mid ear infection and post medication it was all fine. I again got the bera and impedance repeated yesterday and it's normal. When we call his name sometimes he turns back and sometimes ignores and keeps doing what he is doing. Eye contact is good provided we don't force him to look at us. When he watches you tube sometimes on phone he knows how to change the videos and also presses on skip add when ever there is an add. He is very active kid. We are so worried and wanted some advise which will put us at ease. Please requesting your advise on this if it's actually a speech delay?
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There is definitely speech delay, no past pointing, not responding to name etc. which can be features of autism. First rule it out so that you can concentrate on only speech. You can do M-CHAT R screening by yourselves for autism and meet your pediatrician for further advise. https://www.autismspeaks.org/screen-your-child
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Hearing is normal....go for speech therapy... Birth history requires
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He seems normal after the elaborate history but detailed examination is required like his other milestones. Like to know if there was any difficulty during his birth and when he attained all other milestones.
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Better to have complete development assesment and if needed child pschyiatry opinion if he has behavior issues too..speech delay with poor response to name surely we have to rule out autism spectrum disorders
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