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Do Late Talkers “Catch Up?”

LATE TALKERS JANUARY 1, 2023 Who is a “Late-Talker?” “Late-Talkers” are defined as toddlers between 18-30 months with good understanding of language, typically developing play skills, motor skills, thinking skills, and social skills, but has limited words for his or her age (Hanen Center). In other words, they are meeting all of their developmental milestones, expect […]

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How many words should my toddler have is a question I get asked on the daily.  Why?  Because it’s confusing!  With different sources saying different things, the CDC changing their milestones, and your Aunt Betty insisting, “Einstein didn’t talk until he was three,” it’s not wonder you’re confused! Let’s start by talking about what counts […]

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toddler with mask

The Pandemic and Speech Development: The Pandemic was an event like we’ve never seen before. You may be wondering did quarantining and mask wearing impact my child’s speech development? Let’s look at what the research says: In a study by Byrne et a. 2020, the researchers found that: “Pandemic-associated social isolation appears to have impacted […]

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