Most children begin to speak within their first year of life, but many can be delayed, prompting parents to panic about learning disorders and developmental problems. So how do you know if your child will self-correct and ‘catch up’ or whether they need some help before there’s an impact on the attainment of important skills? Casey Beros sits down with Professor Leslie Rescorla from the Child Study Institute in Pennsylvania who uses language as an indicator for a range of developmental problems.
And on the Tonic website – a handy new tool for parents who think their toddler might be a late talker.