Motor Skills or Medical Issues
"I'm concerned my child isn't developing normally." Don't worry, but take action.
Medical issues can affect the development of a child's motor skills, language, social skills, and cognitive or thinking ability. Certain physical signs or symptoms may indicate that there are medical problems underlying a child's delays. Start by contacting your child's pediatrician or healthcare provider to share your concerns and schedule a consultation.
Medical concerns include, but are not limited to:
- Vision or hearing difficulties
- Feeding issues (feeding tube use, peculiar feeding patterns, food selectivity or refusal, vomiting, swallowing difficulty, obesity)
- Congenital heart disease
- Fetal alcohol or drug exposure
- Unexplained weight loss
- Head appears too large or too small
- Child was a premature baby
- Muscle weakness
- Child displays toe-walking behavior
- Poor growth or doesn't appear to be thriving
We're here to help.
You probably have lots of questions. We can help. If you would like to schedule an appointment, or speak to our staff, please call our offices at 682-303-9200.