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Enhancing communication
With clinical competency in dual specialties of speech and hearing Dr.Nanjundiah's unique perspective offers unparalleled service meeting the diverse needs of pediatric and adult populations. Dr.Nanjundiah's expertise is in the areas of Autism and, Central Auditory Processing Disorders (CAPD) which affects about 5% of school children who have difficulty processing auditory information impacting their communication skills and academic performance. For more information, please refer to our section on CAPD. In addition, she offers a number of services in improving speech and communication skills.
Personalised Communication Rehabilitative Intervention
Dr.Nanjundiah is a professional advocate of providing personalized attention to individual speech and language needs of a child. Well versed in multiple languages such as English, Hindi, Kannada and Bengali she understands the phonology and language development.
Speech and Language
Milestones in Early Childhood*
Birth to 3 Months
Recognises and quiets to parent voice
Startles to loud sounds
Laughs, gurgles and coos
3 to 6 months
Awakens to sounds or speech
Turns towards interesting sounds
Makes a variety of sounds enjoys babbling
6 to 12 months
Understands first word such as "Da-Da", and "Stop it", "Go", "Come"
Responds to his or her name
Enjoys sounds from rattles, and similar boys
Coos to music and imitates speech
12 to 18 months
Says first word such as "Da-Da", "Ma-Ma", "Bye-Bye"
Identifies body parts and favorite toys by pointing to them
Responds to sounds coming from far away in all directions
18 to 24 months
Has a vocabulary of few words
Speaks 2 word phrases
Understand simple "yes" and "no" questions
Refers to self by name
Follows simple directions
24 to 3 years
Has vocabulary of many words by 3 Years
Speaks to communicate needs, wants and experiences
Speaks simple sentences
Recognises different sounds
Understands most of what is said to him or her
*Adopted from : Your baby's hearing. Natus Medical Inc.