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A developmental delay occurs when your child is delayed in achieving a specific milestone that the average child has already attained. Milestones are reached throughout childhood and into adolescence and adulthood. Some of the major categories of development include:
  • Physical
  • Fine and gross motor
  • Speech and language
  • Cognitive or intellectual
  • Social and relational
  • Emotional
  • Identity
A developmental delay affects about 3% of children, but only 15-20% of these children will have abnormal development. Most children who are delayed are able to eventually develop normally over time as strengths help accommodate for the delayed area. Parents often compare their child to other children of the same age and become anxious if their child has not met these milestones and begin to think their child is “slow” or “lazy.” It is important to remember that there is a broad range for each developmental milestone. For example, a child’s first words may appear anywhere from 5 to 10 months and the first steps from 11 to 15 months. Testing can help identify if your child’s delay is part of a normal progression, albeit delayed, or the beginning a developmental delay that warrants intervention and treatment.

Sunshine Psychology: Providing psychological and educational testing, neuropsychological assessment, and surgery evaluation services
along with individual, couples, family, and career counseling and therapy in Miami Beach and Coral Gables.

Psychoeducational Testing   ADD / ADHD - Learning Disability - Academic Problems - Gifted Placement / IQ - Behavioral Problems
Comprehensive Evaluations   Neuropsychological Assessment   Dementia - Alzheimer's - Memory Problems   Surgery Evaluation
Individual Counseling   Depression - Anxiety - Relationships - Hypnosis/Meditation - Addictions - Phobias - Stress - Grief and Loss
Gay/Lesbian Concerns - Trichotillomania   Couples Counseling   Marriage - Divorce - Infidelity - Sex - Communication   Family Counseling
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