All children do not develop at the same pace, there is a wide range of what is considered normal development. Some children experience developmental delays, where they develop skills more slowly than other children in the same age group.
Some of the first signs of developmental delay may include one or more of the following:
- Motor development delays, such as not sitting, crawling or walking
- Language and speech delays, such as not saying words or learning to form sentences
- Cognitive delays that indicate problems with thinking, such as not responding to their name or not playing with toys
- Social and emotional delays and behavior issues, such as problems with separation and self-soothing
We treat complex conditions including developmental delays, autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The earlier we address child’s developmental delays, the better. Most developmental delays are not serious and can be addressed. We look at physical, cognitive, sensory and behavioral issues and create a customized treatment plan that addresses your child’s specific needs. Depending on child’s specific needs, we may refer you to speech therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy and behavioral therapy.