Toddler talk

Don’t finish your toddler’s sentences for him; doing so will only add to his frustration. source

When toddlers start to talk

Most toddlers begin to say Mama and Dada between 7 and 15 months, say 4-6 words between 11 and 22 months, and say 50 or more words between 18 and 27 months.

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Talk to children, even the youngest babies

Talk to children, even the youngest babies. While they may not understand initially, they are developing the brain structures necessary for later language literacy.

For young babies, hearing language means learning language.

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Encouraging speech

Encourage a child’s speech by speaking directly to your child and allow her plenty of time for her to respond or speak back.

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