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My son is 3 years old and for his age he doesn't speak much, though he is good in activities like painting, dance and other daily stuffs. He can't speak some alphabets and can't frame sentences. Should I consult with a child psychiatrist or speech therapist
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Take an opinion with Speech Language Pathologist (Speech Therapist). They can guide you in correct way.
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Mr. Rishi Pal
Speech Therapist 12 yrs exp Delhi
Consult paed and SLP ...start with therapies asap..
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Mr. SLP Sanjay Kumar
Audiologist 13 yrs exp Bangalore
Children's speech and language development follows a typical pattern. For example at first birth day the normal children speak at least one meaningful word, at the age of 2 years they should able to combined two words and at the age of 3years expected to speak in sentences .The deviation in such pattern is considered as delayed speech and language. Early professional help (Speech language therapy) can be very much effective for developing the communication skills and achieving academic goal among such children. You can consult Speech Language Pathologist for detail evaluation.
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Dr. Ashok Garg
Pediatrician 31 yrs exp Indore
If he is able to speak monovalent or bivalant word than no need to worry. But it's better to get routine blood investigations nd consultation with speech therapist..
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Dr. Gurdeep Singh
Pediatrician 11 yrs exp Amritsar
Most common cause of isolated language delay is iron deficiency so get iron study done as soon as possible. then consult your pediatrician
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