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Is your child with down syndrome nonverbal

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 12:09 AM on Jul. 23, 2013 in General Parenting

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  • Let me guess- is he 8 years old? And you're an african american self-made millionaire!?!
    PartyGalAnne

    Answer by PartyGalAnne at 12:24 AM on Jul. 23, 2013

  • I don't have a child with Down's Syncrome. Although some are nonverbal, many are not.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 12:28 AM on Jul. 23, 2013

  • What do you mean by "nonverbal"? Do you mean cannot utter a sound or has difficulty forming words?

    I have a child age 10 who has Down Syndrome and although she can speak there are some sounds that are really difficult (as in impossible) for her to utter at this time. She has made a lot of progress though, probably because she started speech therapy really early. However, she happily chatters in her own "language" with her dolls :)
    goldpandora

    Answer by goldpandora at 3:24 AM on Jul. 23, 2013

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