Developmental Disorder Speech Therapy

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What Are Developmental Disorders?

Developmental Disorder Speech Therapy

Developmental disorders are a group of disorders that occur during early childhood. These include but are not limited to language disorders, autism spectrum disorders, Attention Deficit Disorder, learning disorders, and motor disorders.

How Do I Know If My Child Has a Developmental Disorder?

It is common for children with developmental disorders to follow a different developmental trajectory than their peers, which can lead to communication disorders.

Children with a developmental disorder may exhibit the following symptoms and if you notice any of these early signs, contact your child’s pediatrician immediately to make an appointment to assess for developmental disorders.

  • Speech delay
  • Language delay
  • Lack of eye contact
  • Disinterest in social interaction
  • Difficulty following directions
  • Inability to focus on activities
  • Coordination difficulties

What Causes Developmental Disorders to Occur?

While it is difficult to pinpoint the exact cause of developmental delays, research suggests that genetic and environmental factors may contribute to the emergence of certain developmental disorders.

Developmental Disorder Treatments

Whether your child presents with a developmental delay due to autism or Attention Deficit Disorder, Orlando Speech offers effective speech pathology intervention to help children acquire numerous social and communication skills that will support them for the rest of their lives.

A dedicated speech-language pathologist will work to address your child’s specific needs. Based on your child’s verbal aptitudes and challenges, the therapist will create speech exercises designed to target building vocabulary or following directions, for example. The speech therapist may also provide counseling to families in order to aid in generalization of learned skills.

If your child is living with a developmental disorder, finding a quality speech-language pathologist is a top priority. At Orlando Speech, our SLPs are experienced in treating a variety of speech-language disorders and do so with unparalleled skill and compassion. We are proud to provide mobile speech therapy services to the greater Orlando, Florida area including Dr. Phillips, Sand Lake, Lake Buena Vista, Ocoee, Windermere, Winter Garden, MetroWest, Oviedo, Waterford Lakes, Winter Park, and Maitland. Call us today to learn more about our developmental disorder speech therapy treatment programs.

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Our Speech-Language Pathologists Treat A Variety of Disorders With Unparalleled Skill And Compassion.

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Mon-Fri: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Sat-Sun: Closed

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