Accompanying Conditions - Associated Issues and Disabilities

Typically, a sign that a "late-talking" child that may have a speech impairment, and not a simple delay in speech, is when the child has accompanying conditions such as:

ADD/ADHD

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) & Asperger syndrome

Central Auditory Processing Disorder

Cerebral Palsy

Cleft Lip & Palate

DSI - Sensory Integration Dysfunction

Developmental Coordination Disorder

Dyslexia

Feeding & Swallowing Disorder (Dysphagia)

Hearing impairmentsLearning Disabilities

Limb Apraxia

Myelin Disorders

Seizure Disorders

Syndromes

Speech and/or language delay or impairment can be compounded by a separate diagnosis or challenge, such as: