All the threads about speech delay are making me worried. When should one start worrying about a toddler not being able to make a proper sentence ? My son is 3 years old and isn't able to construct sentences. Sometimes he just blabbers gibberish. He is unable to make a sentence as basic as I need water or I need to go to the loo. The car is broken. The way he says these are water or loo or car broken. I did consult a GP and the GP doesn't seem to think he is on an autistic spectrum. He is a happy kid otherwise and has no other issues. Although google says there is no scientific evidence of multi-lingual kids learning to speak at a slow rate, I have had, literally, every Indian tell me that there is delayed speech development in kids from bi-lingual age. we speak English and Hindi at home. But how delayed can it get? We are on a wait list to see a speech therapist - but I don't know what special the therapist will do that I can't do. And if its only adding new words to his vocabulary and making an effort to talk to him, we do that everyday. Should I wait another year before I panick ? There is nothing more we can do anyway as we are on the wait list - but I can go to India and see someone if other parents think that things are dramatic and need urgent attention ?