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October 07, 2013
Speak Clearly, Slowly, Simply

Your early talker is a person with just one year (or so) of language under her belt! So when you’re talking directly to your child, keep it simple. Audible, distinct, clear speech – not baby talk, but speech that’s simplified and slightly slowed down – helps her pick up what she want so hear about the seas of words she’s swimming in!

 
 

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