I cannot understand my three-year-old: Help?

Hi please help I have a three year old beautiful baby girl.she will be turning four on the 31st of December. I just have one problem-i can’t seem to understand her. Shes too hyper, and what stresses me the most is that she hasn’t been able to speak properly(slow speech). She doesn’t listen to anything I tell to do, and she has tantrums.I’ve tried to be patient with her, but I’m losing it. i really wanna start understanding her course I love her with all my heart, and I wanna be a good mom to her too.what can do? (I’m a first-time mom)

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Sign language so my now 3yr old has a speech delay she is getting state help. She starts a pre pre prek school class next week. I suggest starting sign language to help you both out. Toddler sign language. And get help from doctor. In my state it’s called child watch. But stops at 3yr olds. So you might be to late but see what the doctor says

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Does your state have a program such as baby net? You need to get her in speech therapy!

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You can speak with her primary doctor about your concerns. They offer speech therapy and other options that the doc may recommend.

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Take her to her pediatrician? They can help you get a speech therapist. Most kids are hyper and react different when they feel they aren’t getting understood.

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Please have her tested to see if she is on the spectrum.

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You need to discuss it with your child’s doctor and they can point you in the right direction.

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Not sure where you live, but Florida has a program called Early Steps where you can get a free evaluation and free speech therapy prior to preschool. Maybe your state has something similar?

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Have they checked her for different spectrums of autism?

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Mine is this way! He’s 2.
His daycare teacher didn’t think he could even talk till he said something one day.

He’s high strung and was a handful but just calmed down one day. I’m really thankful he did because I was crying myself to sleep at times!
Best luck momma

Get her ears checked. Preschool will help also. Good luck. Keep up the good work. Taking care of a toddler is not always easy.

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Stop and help her with her speech, that’s why she is having tantrums, its her way off showing frustration.

Have you had her checked for adhd or autism.Thats where I would start

Terrible 3s I don’t know why people say it’s the 2s. It’s definitely a stage they all go through at 3. :rofl:

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My youngest daughter now 7, was this same way she ended up having tubes put in her ears and speech classes two times a week and most recently diagnosed with adhd.

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My daughter was like that. We learnt that she had a learning disability and a speech problem. We put her in speech therapy and put her in early preschool

Have you had her hearing checked? My 19 month old grandson doesn’t speak except for saying mama. Last week Dr recommended that he have his hearing checked because he should be saying 15 to 20 words by now.

Your pediatrician can help you find out how you can go about getting involved in your areas early intervention team if you have one, and if she’s to old for that you can possibly get into your districts SE department. We did EI and at 3 he was transferred to our SE department. He got speech OT and a behavioral therapist and at 3 was placed into an integrated pre-K program. Did absolute wonders for him. He’s now 4 and is down to just an SE teacher in his pre-K. If you can’t get into the district pediatrician can help you access speech therapy at least. I absolutely recommend bringing your concerns up with your peds and taking the proper steps to get her into some kind of program. It will do wonders. And they can also help you figure out ways to help at home and how you both can cope.

Sign language is good. Is the not listening new or has she been doing that the whole time? I ask because my cousin has an auditory processing issue which made him have speech problems and not listen because he wasn’t hearing the words correctly. I recently had to have my son tested for it too. Both my kids have speech problems but my daughter has outgrown it my son has not and he does not listen well. Then there is autism or just ADD, ADHD. They think my son may have the ADD because he is not overly hyper but he just can’t stay on one thing for long.

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As a parent of an autistic child my advice would be to get an evaluation for ASD.

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