Diagnosis Destinations  Late Talking

What is late talking?

There are some children who do not follow typical developmental milestones for speech, and are late to talk. Development in other areas (motor play, receptive language and social skills) are typical.

These are children who are between 18 and 30 months of age, use fewer than 50 words and/or no two-word combinations. Their expressive language delay is often the only concern epxressed by their parents and professionals.

Also known as SLI-E -- Specific Language Impairment -- Expressive.

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