Does My Child Have Developmental Delays?


We recommend Occupational Therapy if your child has:

  • Skipped or delayed developmental milestones (breast feeding, rolling, crawling)
  • Social-emotional issues
  • Difficulty with handwriting
  • Poor balance,  posture, coordination, and/or timing (ball skills, gross motor play and exploration)
  • Lack of hand preference by 4-6 years old
  • Sensory seeking or defensiveness (e.g. doesn't like some textures or constantly touching things, avoids touch of others or throws self on ground during play)
  • Trouble staying organized
  • Trouble with focus and attention

We recommend Speech-Language Pathology if your child has:

Signs of Language Disorder: 

  • Does not smile or interact with others (birth and older)
  • Does not babble (4-7 months)
  • Makes only a few sounds or gestures, like pointing (7-12 months)
  • Does not understand what others say (7 months-2 years)
  • Says only a few words (12-18 months)
  • Words are not easily understood (18 months-2 years)
  • Does not put words together to make sentences (1.5-3 years)
  • Has trouble playing and talking with other children (2-3 years)
  • Has trouble with early reading and writing skills* (2.5-3 years)

Signs of Speech Disorder

  • Says p, b, m, h, and w incorrectly in words (1-2 years)
  • Says k, g, f, t, d, and n incorrectly in words (2-3 years)
  • Produces speech that is unclear, even to familiar people (2-3 years)

We recommend Feeding Therapy if your child has:

  • Gagging
  • Coughing when eating
  • Food aversions
  • Difficulty nursing
  • Difficulty transitioning to purees or solid foods
  • Difficulty chewing 
  • Excessive reflux or vomiting
  • Rashes
  • History of premature birth, NICU, intubation, cleft lip and/or palate, tracheostomy, or tongue-tie
  • Ongoing poor weight gain or weight loss
  • Food range of <20 foods
  • Family is fighting about food and mealtimes are difficult

Early Intervention is Key!

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