• ICCONS, Kavalappara, Shoranur, Palakkad-679523, Kerala (0466) 2224869
  • ICCONS, Pulayanarkotta, Thuruvikkal PO, Trivadrum - 695011, Kerala (0471) 2440232, 2447729
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Non Communicable Neurological Disorders

A delay in attaining speech and language functions in children who are otherwise normal – no deafness, no mental retardation or other congenital defects of the lips, palate, and tongue or throat. The defect may be in understanding or in expressing, or both.

    Suspicion arises – if there is:

  • Inability to say a single word by 2 years.
  • Failure to speak 2 word phrases by 3 years.
  • Persisting articulation problem beyond 7 years.
  • Failure to respond to familiar names by first – birthday.
  • Failure to identify common objects by name by 18 months.
  • Failure to follow common instructions by 2 years.