Tips to Develop Speech for Late Talkers
While speech development will vary from child to child, by the age of 18 months, your child should be able to speak single words, refer to the correct person/object using the word, and should be able to say the word consistently at different times and in different situations. Consult a speech development expert if your 18-month-old is not able to speak single words yet.
If your child is a late talker, here are some strategies which can be used at any time of the day, and across a variety of daily activities to help your child start talking:
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