Doc Talk: Pediatrician offers advice about “late talkers”


scherer1.jpgDoc Talk is a weekly series of short video podcasts that allow you to go on a virtual visit to a doctor’s office. We’ve asked many of the questions moms want answers to, so all you have to do is click, watch and listen to get the info you need from an expert at Mercy Health System. For more information about the doctor’s background and training, simply click on his photo to see a bio video podcast.

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Q: My child hasn’t started talking yet, but all my friends’ kids have. At what age should I be concerned?

video13.jpgA: Click on the video podcast icon at right to see and hear the answer to this question. A window will pop up prompting you to click the “play” arrow to begin the video.

Dr. James Scherer is a pediatrician at Mercy Health Center Pediatrics of Northwest Arkansas. His practice is located at 3101 SE 14th St. in Rogers off Interstate 540. For more info on Dr. Scherer, click on his photo to watch his bio podcast or call his office at 479-986-6120. does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This content is for informational purposes only and isn’t a substitute for professional medical advice. Always talk to your doctor if you have questions about a medical condition. Don’t delay getting professional medical advice because of something you read online. This website doesn’t necessarily recommend or endorse any specific tests, doctors, products, procedures or opinions discussed on the site.