Speech and Language Delay | Diagnosis & Tests


What can my doctor do to find out if speech delay is the problem?

Your doctor can listen to your child's speech and check your child's mental development. Your child may also have a hearing test to check for hearing problems.


Evaluation and Management of the Child with Speech Delay by AKC Leung, M.B.B.S. and C Pion Kao, M.D. (American Family Physician June 01, 1999, http://www.aafp.org/afp/990600ap/3121.html)

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Reviewed/Updated: 04/14
Created: 06/99