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1,290 Possible Causes for Delayed Speech Development

  • Otitis Media

    speech development Symptoms of OME may resemble other conditions or medical problems.[] Furthermore, it can lead via repeated middle ear infections in infancy to hearing loss and thus to delayed speech development.[] Chronic otitis media may result in hearing loss and delays in speech development.[]

  • SHORT Syndrome

    We describe a boy with the manifestations of the SHORT syndrome: lipoatrophy, delayed speech development, minor facial anomalies, clinodactyly, and short stature.[] […] in speech development and in dental eruption.[] Mild cognitive disorders have been described as well as delayed speech development can occur in childhood [ 1 – 3 , 5 , 6 ].[]

  • Pallister W Syndrome

    speech development or no speech Abnormal skin pigmentation (see photos) Repetitive behaviors (stereotypy) Difficulties with walking Feeding difficulties Impaired vision Hearing[] Hearing loss, lack of speech development Issues related to the face and skull: Sparse scalp hair, eyebrows and eyelashes Coarse facial features Large forehead Pronounced[] They include the following: Other medical problems and traits in PKS Developmental delays (cognitive and motor skills) Floppiness (low muscle tone; aka hypotonia) Delayed[]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis 3

    At this time, developmental abnormalities begin to manifest in the form of delayed speech development or autistic behaviour patterns.[] At diagnosis, speech development is generally much more delayed than motor development.[] After a period of normal development, phase 1 is marked by an early childhood presentation of speech and psychomotor delays with or without behavioral problems.[]

  • Mental Retardation

    In addition to eye abnormalities, affected individuals may also have neurological abnormalities including diminished muscle tone (hypotonia), delays in speech development,[] Children who are moderately retarded show noticeable delays in developing speech and motor skills.[] Delays in speech development are common and may become more obvious when contrasted with the speech development of a sibling.[]

  • Down Syndrome

    Special education and training is offered in most communities for children with delays in mental development. Speech therapy may help improve language skills.[] There can be language development delay both from hearing impairment and speech delay.[] Delayed development and behavioral problems are often reported in children with Down syndrome .[]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis

    The patient developed normally until the age of 2 years when he was referred to a paediatric neurologist for suspected motor and speech delay.[]

  • MELAS Syndrome

    Medical records showed that significantly more often than controls, carriers had delayed motor or speech development and reading or learning problems.[]

  • Congenital Deafness

    This results in delayed speech/language development, social problems and academic difficulties.[] Parental concerns about possible hearing loss or observed delays in speech development require auditory screening in any child.[] If they have a hearing loss that is undetected and untreated, they can miss much of the speech and language around them.[]

  • Histidinemia

    R. (1969) The simultaneous occurrence of histidinemia and congenital hypo- Gordon, N. (1970) Delayed speech and histidinaemia. Develop. Med. Child Neurol., 12, 104.[]

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