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My son will be 2 and does not talk HELP!!!!

Yes that is right my do not speak and I do not know why. The only time he says mama is when he really needs me. He just yells alot and I do not mean be crying just yells. I repeat thinks over and over but he just gets mad and cry's I do not know what to do.

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Asked by aaronsmom2007 at 6:37 PM on Apr. 20, 2009 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • Seek a speech therapist for him. Some kids don't talk until they are ready at 2 my nephew said maybe 5 words and really started talking around 3.

    Answer by brailynsmama08 at 6:39 PM on Apr. 20, 2009

  • Look into Early Intervention in your area. If he qualifies for services, they are free. Or see your doctor and ask for a referral to a speech therapist.

    Answer by kemclaughlin at 6:40 PM on Apr. 20, 2009

  • Call Early Intervention and have him evaluated. My youngest didn't say his first word until 23 months after a month of therapy. Now, six months later he is age appropriate on vocabulary but still behind on articulation.

    If you can't find the number, call the special education department in your local school district!

    Answer by TiccledBlue at 7:01 PM on Apr. 20, 2009

  • my sisters son didnt talk for a long time and seemed underdeveloped upt realy he was autistic get some help for the kid what does the doc say

    Answer by tired703 at 7:18 PM on Apr. 20, 2009

  • i just took mine to the doctor for his 2 year old appt and he said that most boys develop later than others and he said to wait 6 months and if he still isnt talking as much as you thinkhe should then your baby should get evaluated... ^_^

    Answer by thenguyenclan at 7:27 PM on Apr. 20, 2009

  • Please get your son evaluated quickly; your family doctor's office should be able to help.

    Answer by rkoloms at 7:28 PM on Apr. 20, 2009

  • My son turned 2 April 2nd. He doesn't talk. I'm not worried, from Birth to right now he has proven to me how lazy he is. He will in time and I know he can. I'd give it time. My son understands every word out of my mouth but being THE baby (large age gap between him and sisters), he gets what he wants without talking. I take blame Fully!!!!!!

    Answer by ShoesRLove at 8:22 PM on Apr. 20, 2009

  • Have your child's Hearing checked. My sister's son wouldn't speak and He had ear problems where he couldn't hear.

    Answer by essimer at 8:33 PM on Apr. 20, 2009

  • Since you're obviously concerned, get him evaluated by your state's Early Intervention team. Even if he's just a late talker, they can help get him caught up. They can also help identify if there's a more serious problem. If there is, the sooner it's acted on, the better. My son wasn't talking at 18 months so we had him evaluated, After 6 months of therapy, he has over 100 words. The testing is free. Your dr, school system or your state's web site should be able to give you the info you need.

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:33 PM on Apr. 20, 2009

  • My son wouldnt talk till he was almost four,he had speach problem and a learning disability.Doc put him in speech therapy and had him start pre-k.,as soon as he was old enough.He would just grunt,winne,cry,like you are saying yours is doing.He would point at what he wanted.So when he started taking speech therapy,He did so good.Now he is 18 and I wish I had roll of duck tape every time he opens his mouth,lol.So don't lose heart,It will get better.Just take him to the docs and tell them everything,They will get him what he needs.Good luck..

    Answer by theresa at 11:03 PM on Apr. 20, 2009

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