From Their Mouths to Our Ears

Language delays in adopted children can be easily overcome with proper intervention and understanding.

Learn how to recognize language delays in adopted children
Once there was a sweet 3-year-old girl, adopted from Eastern Europe, whose way of communicating with her family was to screech and scream. Her parents sought professional help, and, with the aid of speech and language therapy, the child found an appropriate sound level. As therapy progressed, the little pupil rapidly acquired other communication skills, even learning appropriate gestures as quickly as the therapist demonstrated them. By age 3 or 4, most children can express themselves and are fairly understandable. ...

It’s never too early to assess our children’s speech and language development — and to seek support if needed.


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