If your child grows and develops at a slower pace than their peers, turn to Complete Neurological Care, with New York City locations in Forest Hills and Astoria, Queens, and the Financial District, Midtown, and Washington Heights neighborhoods in Manhattan, plus Valley Stream and Hicksville, New York, and Passaic, New Jersey. Their team of neurology experts offers a variety of treatments to help your child thrive. Call the nearest office to schedule an appointment or book one online today.
Children grow and develop at different paces, but some develop much slower than others. That means they may not hit developmental milestones, including motor, speech, language, and social skills, as quickly as their peers.
If you notice your child is falling behind with their growth and development, schedule an evaluation with Complete Neurological Care.
Signs and symptoms your child may have a developmental delay include:
Identifying and treating underlying medical conditions can sometimes eliminate signs of developmental delays over time.
Common causes of developmental delays include:
The cause of developmental delays isn’t always known, but your provider at Complete Neurological Care does their best to find it. Either way, they offer treatments that help your child thrive in their environment and overcome obstacles.
To find out if your child has a developmental delay, their Complete Neurological Care provider reviews their medical history, completes a physical exam, and asks questions about their developmental milestones. They complete specialized assessments that can detect delays.
To detect or rule out underlying medical problems, your child’s specialist may recommend blood tests, neurological tests, imaging procedures, or other diagnostic tests to make a diagnosis and develop an effective treatment.
While there’s no cure for developmental delays, your provider may recommend one of the following treatments to help your child meet milestones:
Getting your child the therapy they need at school can drastically help improve their quality of life. It may also help them catch up developmentally to their peers.
If you suspect your child has a developmental delay, call the Complete Neurological Care office nearest you or schedule an appointment online today.