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Milestone Regression

Milestone regression or developmental regression is the loss of a previously attained milestone in children. It is usually an underlying neurodegenerative disorder and develops in children with Rett syndrome, Landau-Kleffner syndrome, autism, etc. The children lose the previously developed social skills, language skills, hand skills, etc. Loss of motor skills includes losing their ability to use their hands to eat, catch hold of, or do any work, legs to walk or balance, etc. Management is usually multidisciplinary. Pediatrists, neurologists, occupational therapists, and speech therapists play a prominent role in helping regain the lost skills.

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My child has talking issues. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, A 26-month-old girl stopped talking at 19 months and started showing less response and a medical assessment was done and termed the child as differently abled. Some home therapies were done and the child was then allowed to interact with more people and now she showed drastic improveme...  Read Full »

Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 1. Please get an MRI brain done with a repeat EEG to rule out any anomalies in the brain and its functioning. 2. From your history, this seems more like a psychological issue rather than anything else, very important clues being that the child was apparently alright ...  Read Full »

After turning 2, my son stopped talking logical words. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, My son is 4 years old. At one and a half years, he was able to talk and copy words fluently but after 2 plus, he stopped talking logical words. He can copy words if he wants though. He has fear of darkness and instant high volume sound. Night watching is also a habit (10 to 12 nights p...  Read Full »

Dr. Bhaisara Baraturam Bhagrati

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As per your history, the child might have autism spectrum disorders. It will be worthwhile to see a developmental pediatrician or a pediatric neurodevelopmental consultant. You need to carry or record his preschool behavior chart when visiting the consultant. If tre...  Read Full »

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