Hi! I am a speech language pathologist and I just wanted to offer some information about who is considered a late talker.
- a toddler between 18-30 months
- limited expressive vocabulary for their age
- has a good understanding of language (receptive language)
4.typically developing play skills, social skills, problem solving and motor skills
Research tells us that 70-80% of late talkers catch up without intervention. Although this sounds promising, it still means that 20-30% of late talkers will enter school with language difficulties/delays. Be proactive! if this sounds like your child have them evaluated for early intervention speech language services!!
please comment if you have any questions