Q&A: 15 Month Old May Be Behind in Language Development

Day2DayParenting Child Development, Toddlers 12 - 36 Months

I have a 15 month old son who is not quite walking yet, but has no problem cruising at this point. A recent visit to our pediatrician suggested to us that he may be also behind on language development as well. He is extremely aware and seems bright; however, he has only said “dada” and “hi” up to this point …

Day2DayParentingQ&A: 15 Month Old May Be Behind in Language Development

Q&A: My 2 Year Old Has Muffled Speech

Day2DayParenting Child Development, Toddlers 12 - 36 Months

I have a 2.5 year old son who has a great vocabulary, appears to be meeting all the appropriate milestones, but has muffled speech. I understand 95% of what he says. I think a stranger may understand 75% of what he says. He had chronic ear infections as an infant and had tubes put in at 9 months. We just …

Day2DayParentingQ&A: My 2 Year Old Has Muffled Speech

Q&A: Why is Our Daughter Starting to Use “Baby Talk”?

Day2DayParenting Child Development, Toddlers 12 - 36 Months

Our daughter recently turned 3 and started a playgroup, 3 mornings a week. Her speech was always really good relative to our friends kids; she was using long sentences soon after her 2nd birthday. However, in the past 2 weeks, since she started playgroup, she has started using “baby talk”, pronouncing words incorrectly when she clearly knows how to say …

Day2DayParentingQ&A: Why is Our Daughter Starting to Use “Baby Talk”?

Q&A: Toddler Not Saying First Letters of Words

Day2DayParenting Child Development, Toddlers 12 - 36 Months

My son is 26 months old. He is an only child but has attended daycare since he was 6 weeks old. My son doesn’t say the beginning of most words such as BANANA; its just NANA. He can follow simple directions and has OK social skills. Like most kids, he has his days. He can say things like “come one …

Day2DayParentingQ&A: Toddler Not Saying First Letters of Words

Q&A: 33 Month Old Not Talking in Phrases

Day2DayParenting Child Development, Toddlers 12 - 36 Months

My son is 33 months and I have noticed he isn’t speaking as much as children his age and younger. He still babbles a lot. He says around 60 words and 7 2-3 word phrases. Most words he will only say once, maybe twice and then doesn’t say them again and you can’t get him to repeat words that you …

Day2DayParentingQ&A: 33 Month Old Not Talking in Phrases

Q&A: 18 Month Old has had Ear Infections and is not Talking

Day2DayParenting Child Development, Toddlers 12 - 36 Months

My son is 18 months old and barely talks. He has had numerous ear infections and now has tubes. At one point, I thought his hearing was affected, but his hearing was tested in December and it was fine. He also sucks a pacifier. He has an older brother who does a lot of the talking for him. He is …

Day2DayParentingQ&A: 18 Month Old has had Ear Infections and is not Talking

Q&A: 16 Month Old Not Speaking in Bilingual Household

Day2DayParenting Child Development, Toddlers 12 - 36 Months

Our daughter is 16 months old, but does not speak much. She can make repetitive syllables, says papa really well, seldom says mama, and makes up words, but are not really understandable. Is this something we need to be worried about? We are Asians (Filipinos) and we talk to her in our dialect combined with English words. I also read …

Day2DayParentingQ&A: 16 Month Old Not Speaking in Bilingual Household

Q&A: Toddler Learning English and Arabic Not Speaking

Day2DayParenting Child Development, Toddlers 12 - 36 Months

My son is 2 years and 10 months, and we’ve been living in Saudi Arabia since he was 14 months. Saudi Arabia is a closed off segregated country where there isn’t much interaction or activity to be done. My son is also raised bilingual: equal amounts of English and Arabic. He’s an only child so far and walked at 9 …

Day2DayParentingQ&A: Toddler Learning English and Arabic Not Speaking

Q&A: 27 Month Old Does Not Talk

Day2DayParenting Child Development, Toddlers 12 - 36 Months

My son is 27 months old and he doesn’t talk. He will only say grandma and grandpa but it comes out as ama and apa. I’m worried about this and not sure if its because we are a bilingual family. I speak to him in English as well as his aunt and uncles and his dad speaks to him in …

Day2DayParentingQ&A: 27 Month Old Does Not Talk

Q&A: Recommendations for Bilingual Speech Therapy for Toddlers

Day2DayParenting Child Development, Toddlers 12 - 36 Months

I am writing on behalf of family members who have 2-1/2-year-old twin boys. The boys were preemies. They live in a bilingual household in New Jersey. The family is interested in private speech therapy for the boys in their home; they are not interested in institutional or state intervention that may stigmatize the boys at a later age. They are …

Day2DayParentingQ&A: Recommendations for Bilingual Speech Therapy for Toddlers