Speech and Language Disorders Directory
Children usually reach speech milestones -- like saying their first words or putting together basic sentences -- by a certain age. However, some children experience delays in speech and language development, which may signal a speech or language disorder. Stroke and other disorders may also cause disorders in other people. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about types of speech or language disorders, symptoms, how to treat it, and much more.
Stuttering in Children: Causes and Therapies
WebMD explains the causes of stuttering in preschool-age children and tells you when to seek professional help.
Recognizing Developmental Delays in Your Child: Ages 3 to 5
WebMD shows you how to spot developmental delays in children by age.
Detecting Learning Disabilities
WebMD explains the warning signs and diagnosis of learning disabilities, including information on testing and the types of assistance available to help your child overcome learning challenges.
Parenting a child With Down syndrome
Raising a child with Down syndrome has its unique joys and challenges. Learn practical tips to take the best care of your child, your family, and yourself.