Speech pathologists also look at suck and feeding etc. Feeding is the precursor to speech.
My daughter has a syndrome so early intervention was key.
We didn't start focusing on verbal speech until she was about 2. We did signs from a very early age. To answer the OP I would be following up. Getting in early is vital and you might find you've nothing to worry about but it's worth investigating.
Thanks for the explanation ladies, I didn't even know that was something ST helped with! That's very good to know!
Thanks for all replies... I have not read them all yet. I will soon...
He has said a few more words lately but no sentences yet (well not clear ones that anybody undetstsnds)..
He goes swimming and does playgroup. He has three older siblings.
Just a tip, I found my older two would answer a lot for him and tell me "oh he wants this" and speak for him. So I got onto them, having them ask him to say what he wanted, repeat it word for word into sentences and have him relay it back. I don't know if it did the trick but he did start talking once everyone started on that and did less for him, so to speak.
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