What do Albert Einstein and Winston Churchill have in common?
Albert Einstein and Winston Churchill were both late talkers. In fact, some say Einstein did not utter his first words until he was three.
‘Late talkers’ is a hot topic with mothers in the playground which is not surprising when they account for 15% of the toddler population!
Most well-meaning friends provide reassuring conclusions about: how everyone develops at their own rate; a successful family member who didn’t talk till they were 5; they’re just ‘shy’; or a reference to a world famous late talker of genius status like ‘Albert Einstein’… and they were more than fine!
Your child might be like Einstein but just in case they aren’t… Tonight’s blog post provides parents with some practical tweaks to the way they communicate which will provide your child with the best platform for learning to talk. Continue reading “Talking Tips for the Late Talking Toddler”