Shannon Philpott

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Activities for Boosting Speech Development in Toddlers

Screen shot 2013-03-12 at 9.46.15 PMPublished March 2013: Mom.Me

Activities for Boosting Speech Development in Toddlers
How to encourage your little one to use their words

Article Excerpt:

As a parent, you’re capable of boosting your child’s speech development, and it can actually be fun for both of you. “Provide a lot of opportunities for the child to be exposed to language and experience a lot of vocabulary in a rich environment,” says Lori Heisler, assistant professor of communicative sciences and disorders at California State University, San Marcos. “Make it fun — children learn through play.”

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– Shannon Philpott

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