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If a doctor suspects a child has autism or another developmental disability, he or she usually will refer the child to a variety of specialists...
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Experts don't know for sure what causes stuttering in a child, but most believe that the speech disorder occurs as the result of a variety of factors...
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Experts agree that if your child is over 3 years old and has been stuttering for three to six months, you should probably seek a speech evaluation...
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Since cerebral palsy is indicative of damage to or malformation of the brain, it stands to reason that other symptoms that are associated with brain...
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When hearing loss is identified, a thorough search for its cause must be undertaken. In many situations, the hearing loss can be attributed to an ear...
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Children become overweight and obese for a variety of reasons. The most common causes are genetic factors, lack of physical activity, unhealthy...
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Most of the causes of cerebral palsy do not have specific, curative treatments. However, children with cerebral palsy present many medical problems...
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Adults are not the only people affected by high cholesterol. Children also may have high levels of cholesterol, which can cause health problems when...
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Most urinary tract infections (UTIs) in children are caused by bacteria that enter the urethra and travel up the urinary tract. Bacteria that...
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According to the Stuttering Foundation, the following factors put your child at greater risk: Family. Your child is at higher risk if he or she has...
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The word "autism" has its origin in the Greek word "autos," which means "self." Children with autism often are self...