Global Developmental Delay

Is your child having difficulties using words and communicating? Is your child not responsive to prompts? Does your child seem vague and in their own little world?


If you have answered yes to these questions, your child may be experiencing Global Developmental Delay.


What is Global Developmental Delay (GDD)?


Global Developmental Delay (GDD) is a general term used to describe a diagnosis of a child from birth to 18 years of age with a lower intellectual functioning than what is perceived as “normal”.  It if often accompanied by significant limited communication. About 1-3% of Australian Children are diagnosed with GDD1.


GDD can also be a symptom of underlying conditions such as Autism Spectrum Disorder conditions.  For this reason it is important to seek professional advise from one of our Vida Psychologists.  Call 9328 3636 to make an appointment time.



Our Psychologists are qualified to diagnose Global Developmental Delay and Intellectual difficulties, provide early intervention as well as parent support and education.


Call one of our Vida Psychologists on 9328 3636



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