July 01 2017 0Comment
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How to tell your child needs professional help in Pre-school language difficulty

Signs to look for language difficulty in children who is 1year old:

  • Taking turns: Does your child have an issue in taking turns while conversing with you
  • Babbling: Does your child babble or baby talk?
  • Gestural communication: Does your child have an issue in understanding gestural communication?
  • Following commands: Does your child exhibit difficulties in following simple instructions?

Signs to look for language difficulty in children between 1- 2 years of age:

  • Comprehensive ability: Is your child able to comprehend approximately 50 words?
  • Words: can your child speak two words together?
  • Following commands: Can your child follow two step commands?
  • Position concept: Does your child comprehend simple position related concepts such as on, under etc?

Signs to look for language difficulties in children between 2 and 3 years of age:

  • Communicative skills: Is your child able to use 2-3 words in a sentence?
  • Use of plurals: is your child capable of using plurals?
  • Who, What, Where: Is your child capable of understanding who, what and where questions?
  • Size and Quantity concept: Does your child comprehend the size and quantity concept.

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