publication . Article . 2017

Delayed speech development in children: Introduction to terminology

M. Yu. Bobylova; T. E. Braudo; M. V. Kazakova; I. V. Vinyarskaya;
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  • Published: 01 Apr 2017
  • Publisher: Publishing House ABV Press
Abstract
There has been recently an increase in the number of children diagnosed with delayed speech development. There is delay compensation with age, but mild deficiency often remains for life. Delayed speech development is more common in boys than in girls. Its etiology is unknown in most cases, so a child should be followed up to make an accurate diagnosis. Genetic predisposition or environmental factors frequently influence speech development. The course of its delays is various. In the history of a number of disorders (childhood disintegrative disorder, Landau–Kleffner syndrome), there is evidence for the normal development of speech to a certain period and then st...
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free text keywords: delayed speech development, motor alalia, sensory alalia, aphasia, Terminology, Babbling, Genetic predisposition, Quality of life, Autism, medicine.disease, medicine, Psychology, Special education, Gibberish, Developmental psychology, Aphasia, medicine.symptom, lcsh:Neurology. Diseases of the nervous system, lcsh:RC346-429
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