Developmental delays happen when your child is not able to reach their developmental milestones at their expected times. Delays can occur in many areas, such as gross or fine motor skills, language, cognition, or social skills. Children with developmental delays may need a multi-faceted team that can deliver physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy to improve their quality of life.
So what causes a developmental delay?
It may occur due to the following reasons:
- Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
- Genetic Defect
- Severe Medical Problems Developed Soon After Birth
- Fragile X Syndrome
- And Oftentimes, a Cause Cannot Be Found
How do you know your child has a developmental delay?
If progressively, you’ve noticed that your little one is falling behind on developing life skills like the ones we have mentioned, then you should seek the help of a professional. They will help you find a specialist who can provide the intervention that best suits your child.
Are you looking for a provider of pediatric home health? AMENITY HEALTH SERVICES PLLC provides care for children with special needs who require treatment in the comfort of their homes.
We also provide private duty nursing in Houston and its surrounding areas should you prefer to have your children stay at home and live an improved quality of life.
If you believe your child needs physical, occupational, or speech therapy as well as private duty nursing or behavioral health, please contact us for an appointment.