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Developmental Milestones

Here is a chart which will give you the guideline when a parent feels there is something amiss with their child. One can always refer to these Developmental Milestones to know whether your child is progressing or lagging behind.

As soon as you detect any abnormality or have any doubts, take your child for diagnosis, treatment, and management to:

Family Physician Initial / Preliminary Diagnosis
Pediatrician Initial / Preliminary Diagnosis
Developmental Pediatrician Conclusive Diagnosis
Neurologist Cerebral Palsy, Intellectual Disability, Epilepsy, Learning Disability
Clinical Psychologist Intellectual Disability, Autism, Learning Disability, Epilepsy
ENT/Speech Audio Therapist Hearing Impairment, Cerebral Palsy, Intellectual Disability, Learning Disability
Eye Surgeon Visual Impairments, Cerebral Palsy, Learning Disability
Physiotherapist / Occupational therapist Orthographically Handicapped, Cerebral Palsy, Learning Disability
Orthopedic Surgeon Orthographically Handicapped, Cerebral Palsy
Remedial / Resource Teacher / Special Educationist Learning difficulty, Intellectual Disability, Cerebral Palsy
Psychiatrist Emotional/Behavioral problems, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Counselors Emotional / Behavioral problems
School teachers Detection of scholastic problems and implementation of an educational plan
Child Guidance Clinics Assessments & Holistic Management