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187 Possible Causes for Short Attention Span, Speech Delay

  • Dubowitz Syndrome

    Speech delays, an unusually soft, high-pitched voice, submucous cleft palate, and velopharyngeal insufficiency were noted in childhood.[] Behavioral characteristics may include hyperactivity with short attention span, impulsivity and shyness.[] speech and language development Deficiency of speech development Delayed language development Delayed speech Delayed speech acquisition Delayed speech development Impaired[]

  • Angelman Syndrome

    He has mild developmental delay, moderate speech delay, and no seizures.[] Seizures remain present in adult patients, but hyperactivity, short attention span and sleeping problems improve.[] delays due to mosaic methylation defects of the chromosome 15q11.2-13 region.[]

  • Rubinstein-Taybi Syndrome

    […] of speech development Delayed language development Delayed speech Delayed speech acquisition Delayed speech development Impaired speech and language development Impaired[] However, they displayed some specific behaviors: short attention span, motor stereotypies, poor coordination, and overweight.[] An adult female with congenital Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome (RTS) and severe mental retardation is described, who presented with symptoms of severe over-activity, short attention[]

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

    An 18-year-old female presented with short stature, obesity, developmental delay, speech delay, dyslexia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and intellectual disability[] Inattentiveness The main signs of inattentiveness are: having a short attention span and being easily distracted making careless mistakes – for example, in schoolwork appearing[] Gio is a bilingual 6-year 10-month-old boy new to your practice who presents for an unscheduled visit with concerns for speech and language delay.[]

  • Infantile Neuroaxonal Dystrophy 1

    As a result of slower progression patients may present with speech delay and neurobehavioral disturbances including impulsivity, poor attention span and emotional lability[] The atypical form begins in early childhood with gait instability, ataxia, speech delay, autistic features with neurologic deterioration and extrapyramidal findings; neuropsychiatric[] At the outset, children may have speech delay or features similar to autism. Eventually difficulty with movement develops.[]

  • SHORT Syndrome

    We describe a mother and her son with short stature, progeroid facies, Rieger anomaly, teething delay, and mild developmental retardation, particularly speech delay, which[] attention span and being easily distracted Attention and hyperactivity problems usually begin when the girl is a toddler but may not be a serious problem until the girl starts[] Intellectual development and cognition are usually unaffected although mild impairment with speech delay has been reported.[]

  • Klinefelter Syndrome

    Speech delay. A broad range of psychiatric disorders. [ 8 ] Autistic spectrum disorder.[] They tend to have anxiety, impaired social skills, a short attention span, and limited problem-solving skills (executive functioning) Compared with unaffected men, adults[] Genetic testing had been performed due to a delay in walking and/or speech.[]

  • Mental Retardation

    We report on a family affected by FSHD carrying a small 4q35 deletion and residual fragments length of 17 kb, presenting with epilepsy (three patients), speech delay (two)[] They often are restless and hyperactive and have a short attention span. Their developmental milestones, especially speech development, are delayed.[] delay, epilepsy, autistic behaviour and moderate facial dysmorphy.[]

  • Aspartylglucosaminuria

    The classical aspartylglucosaminuria phenotype (progressive speech delay, psychomotor retardation, and behavioral abnormalities) was observed in 3 Turkish siblings.[] They also suffer from allergies, infections, low muscle tone, diarrhea and short attention spans. Mom Julia instinctually knew something else was going on.[] Initial symptoms may present as clumsiness and/or speech delay. Individuals with AGU also show increased upper respiratory infections.[]

  • Obesity

    She has significant developmental delay in speech, intellectual functioning, and motor coordination. Reduced motor tone is affected by her condition.[] attention span, and difficulty sleeping.[] […] for autism spectrum disorder.Ryan's parents described behavioral challenges including hyperactivity, impulsivity, aggression toward him self and others, severe tantrums, a short[]

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