Devolopmental Delay

Developmental delay is when your child does not reach their developmental milestones at their expected times

It is the ongoing major or minor delay in the process of development.

Delay can occur in one or many areas, For example –

  • Gross motor
  • Fine motor
  •  Language
  • Social or
  • Thinking skills


  • Genetic cause ( like down’s syndrome)
  • complication of pregnancy ( like prematurity or infection )
  • Specific cause is unknown
  • some cause can be easily reversed if caught early enough such as hearing loss from chronic ear infections or lead poisoning
  • poor nutrition ( severe poverty)
  • maternal depression

Sensory processing disorder

  • Tactile sensitivities
  • Auditory sensitivities
  • Arousal States
  • Attention/Activity Level
  • Emotional Regulation
  • Fear of Different Movement

Activities of Daily Living

  • Sleep disturbance
  • Feeding Issues
  • Help with Dressing

Fine Motor Delay

  • Poor Hand Strength
  • Challenges with Dexterity
  • Challenges with Tool Use
  • Handwriting Isses

Gross Motor Delays

  • Balance Difficulties
  • Strength Issues
  • Motor Planning
  • Coordination Delays


Physiotherapy is prime option of treatment for developmental delay,there is no other proven system to treat such patients.

  • Physiotherapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy

All therapists work with children with  developmental delays using a multisensory approach to provide the child with experiences which help improve

  • His fine & gross motor skills
  • Speech and language skills
  • Oral motor skills
  • Social skillsmi
  • Behaviour
  • Sensory processing skills
  • Feeding skills
  • Attention & any other difficulties

That are hindering his ability to fully succeed socially,academically & personally.