Related Conditions and Treatments
22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome
22q11.2 deletion syndrome is a genetic condition that causes a combination of medical problems. These problems may include heart defects, cleft palate, speech or feeding problems, difficulty fighting infections, low calcium levels, kidney problems, learning or behavioral issues, and facial differences.
Learn more about Anxiety disorders symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments. Request an appointment for Anxiety disorders with experts at Boston Children's Hospital at 617-355-6000.
Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common neurodevelopmental issue where people have trouble paying attention and controlling impulses. Learn more.
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Autism spectrum disorder is a neurodevelopmental condition that affects the way your child develops and behaves.
Bedwetting (Nocturnal Enuresis)
Nocturnal enuresis, better known as bedwetting, occurs when a sleeping child cannot hold his or her urine at night.
Developmental delays refer to when developmental skills are at a lower level than expected for a child’s age, such as language, motor, cognition, or play.
Down syndrome is a genetic condition characterized by developmental delays and learning disability.
Dyslexia is a reading and writing disorder.
Encopresis is a problem that won’t go away on its own, but is relatively easy to treat. Learn more about Boston Children's Hospital's approach.
Enuresis (Urinary Incontinence)
Enuresis is the medical term for involuntary urination, or “wetting.”
Fragile X Syndrome
Fragile X syndrome is a genetic condition that can cause a range of learning and developmental problems.
Learning Disorders and Disabilities
“Learning disorder” and “specific learning disability” refer to a neurodevelopmental problem in which a child of normal intellectual potential is encountering unusual difficulty with their academic functioning that cannot be explained by inadequate educational opportunity or emotional or sensory disabilities.
Speech, Language, and Hearing Development Problems
The most common cause of speech delay in children is the persistence of fluid behind the eardrum and the associated hearing loss.