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How to Tell if Your Child is a Late Talker – And What to Do about It

How to Tell if Your Child is a Late Talker – And What to Do about It

How to Tell if Your Child is a Late Talker – And What to Do about It If you Google “18 month old not talking”, you will find thousands of posts by concerned parents seeking advice about their late-talking....

What is a language delay?

What is a language delay?

What is a language delay? A language delay is when children have speaking and understanding difficulties that are unusual for their age. These might be difficulties with: saying first words or learning words....

Stuttering: How to support your child

Stuttering: How to support your child

Photo: Stocksy I remember the first time my son started stringing words together. “I want, want, want, want a car!” he’d squeal with delight, toddling over to our giant bin of toys. I thought nothi....

Baby talk: Bad for your toddler’s language development?

Baby talk: Bad for your toddler’s language development?

Some forms of baby talk (like using a sing-song voice) can boost your baby’s language development, but avoid those cutesy, nonsense words. Photo: Stocksy Get within six feet of a small child, and mo....

Speech delays: When to seek help for your child

Speech delays: When to seek help for your child

Lorelei Charles wasn’t overly concerned about the “slushy” sound her four-year-old son, Connor, made when he said his Ss. He drooled a lot as a toddler, so it was easy to assume the endearing way he said....

Does your child have a speech delay?

Does your child have a speech delay?

    Photo: Getty Images By two years old, Holly Budd’s son, Owen, could only say a few words. “When I was with other kids his age, I noticed how some children were speaking in sentences,” sa....