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I was wondering why so many moms get worried when the child is two and yet not talking. I was late talker as well as my father. My father started talking around his fifth birthday.
If any of you have met or know a late talker please post your comment. It will easy the minds of many moms concern about it.
Asked by Anonymous at 12:25 PM on Sep. 21, 2009 in General Parenting
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Answer by Anonymous at 12:55 PM on Sep. 21, 2009
Deafness is the real concern. Although Late Talking is one symptom of Autism, the first thing check is hearing ability or lack of. Also, remember there are things inside the baby's head that may need to be checked (as well as eyes, throat, stomach, etc).
Emotional Disturbances are also another cause, but that is usually later in life (usually as Selective Mutism; which also can cause communication difficulties as adults).
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