When to worry about speech and languageWWhen to worry about speech and languageWhen to worry about speech and languageEnglishDevelopmentalBaby (1-12 months);Toddler (13-24 months);Preschooler (2-4 years);School age child (5-8 years)NANANAPrenatal Adult (19+)NA2009-10-31T04:00:00ZVirginia Frisk, Ph.D., C. Psych9.0000000000000055.0000000000000316.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>There are a number of markers you can watch for to help make decisions about whether to seek a professional opinion about your child's language development. </p><p>While each individual child develops at a different rate, there are certain signs to look for that indicate their speech and language are not developing properly.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>There are a number of signs you can watch for to help make decisions about whether to seek a professional opinion about your child's language development.</li> <li>In the classroom, language problems may become obvious if the child has trouble understanding instructions and new concepts.</li> <li>When problems with language are not attended to early, they can lead to negative effects on listening and reading comprehension in later grades.</li></ul>
À quel moment s’inquiéter de la parole et du langageÀÀ quel moment s’inquiéter de la parole et du langageWhen to worry about speech and languageFrenchNABaby (1-12 months);Toddler (13-24 months);Preschooler (2-4 years);School age child (5-8 years)NANANAPrenatal Adult (19+)NA2009-10-31T04:00:00ZVirginia Frisk, Ph.D., C. Psych9.0000000000000055.0000000000000316.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Voici des signes pouvant vous aider à prendre la décision de demander l'avis d'un professionnel au sujet du langage de votre enfant.</p><p>Bien que chaque enfant se développe à son propre rythme, certains signes peuvent indiquer que la parole et le langage d’un enfant ne se développent pas de manière adéquate.</p><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul><li>Il existe certains signes à surveiller afin de vous aider à prendre la décision de consulter un professionnel concernant le développement du langage de votre enfant.</li> <li>Dans l’environnement de la classe, les problèmes de langage peuvent devenir perceptibles si l’enfant éprouve de la difficulté à comprendre les instructions et les nouveaux concepts.</li> <li>Lorsqu’on ne s’attaque pas de manière précoce aux problèmes de langage, ils peuvent avoir des répercussions négatives sur la compréhension de l’écoute et de la lecture plus tard au cours du parcours scolaire.</li></ul>

 

 

When to worry about speech and language1893.00000000000When to worry about speech and languageWhen to worry about speech and languageWEnglishDevelopmentalBaby (1-12 months);Toddler (13-24 months);Preschooler (2-4 years);School age child (5-8 years)NANANAPrenatal Adult (19+)NA2009-10-31T04:00:00ZVirginia Frisk, Ph.D., C. Psych9.0000000000000055.0000000000000316.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>There are a number of markers you can watch for to help make decisions about whether to seek a professional opinion about your child's language development. </p><p>While each individual child develops at a different rate, there are certain signs to look for that indicate their speech and language are not developing properly.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>There are a number of signs you can watch for to help make decisions about whether to seek a professional opinion about your child's language development.</li> <li>In the classroom, language problems may become obvious if the child has trouble understanding instructions and new concepts.</li> <li>When problems with language are not attended to early, they can lead to negative effects on listening and reading comprehension in later grades.</li></ul><p>There are a number of markers you can watch for to help make decisions about whether to seek a professional opinion about your child’s language development: </p> <ul> <li>very few words by two years corrected age or if all of the words are from one category, such as labels for objects </li> <li>indistinct, garbled speech after three years of age </li> <li>trouble learning words to songs, nursery rhymes in preschool </li> <li>difficulty expressing thoughts after three years of age </li> <li>limited vocabulary: trouble finding exact labels, says “thing” a lot </li> <li>uses immature forms of grammar longer than expected (e.g., “I goed to the park”) in kindergarten; often mixes up word order in a sentence </li> <li>trouble answering “why” questions in kindergarten </li> <li>trouble retelling a familiar story in kindergarten </li></ul> <h2>Effect on learning in the classroom</h2> <p>If your child is having speech or other language problems, it is highly recommended that they enrol in a school that teaches their first language. If your child has a speech or language problem and they have to learn a second language, they may become frustrated and are likely not to succeed. </p> <p>In the classroom, language problems usually become apparent when the child has:</p> <ul> <li>trouble understanding instructions </li> <li>trouble understanding new concepts </li></ul> <p>When problems with language are not attended to early, they can lead to negative effects on listening and reading comprehension in later grades. </p> <p>A limited vocabulary and poor understanding of grammar can lead to:</p> <ul> <li>a limited understanding of ambiguous terms and statements, for example “The bat flew through the air” </li> <li>problems understanding figurative language, for example, “She’s as high as a kite” or “it’s raining cats and dogs” </li> <li>difficulty making inferences, for example: The little girl looked at the grass and sighed. The ground was white when she looked out the next morning. What happened? Problems making inferences will limit the child’s ability to draw conclusions about what they are reading.</li></ul>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/when_to_worry_about_speech_and_language_premature_babies.jpgWhen to worry about speech and language

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