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joseph is 4 we bring for alot of tests but he still don;t talk now what

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Asked by Anonymous at 2:42 PM on Jun. 18, 2008 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • Depending on where you live, see about getting him into a preschool program that offers speech therapy, and possibly have him screened for Autism Spectrum Disorder, as well as having his hearing checked and make sure there are no physical problems preventing him from talking.

    Answer by faeriemamma at 2:46 PM on Jun. 18, 2008

  • you may need to look into speech therapy! I know a lot of kids that couldn't talk and they went through speech therapy and now they talk better than most kids their age!

    Answer by rissa_mommyof2 at 2:48 PM on Jun. 18, 2008

  • You can get your child tested for free through Child Find, do it asap so you can help for him

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:50 PM on Jun. 18, 2008

  • Have you spoken with your pediatrician about getting involved with Early Intervention? Has he been tested for Autism?

    Answer by Sophiasmom119 at 3:19 PM on Jun. 18, 2008

  • have you had his hearing checked recently? Sometimes if they have had several ear infections their hearing might be affected and that could cause a speech delay

    Answer by Hanaas_mommy at 3:39 PM on Jun. 18, 2008

  • I have a son who does speech therapy through the state. What you need to do is contact the school district and tell them that you want your child screened. They then will send you paperwork and set up an appointment for the screening. They will screen for everything. Every school has a preschool with this program. It is through the state so there is no cost. If you have any questions feel free to email me! Good luck!

    Answer by rbade at 6:45 PM on Jun. 18, 2008

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