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Could a speech and language delay effect a child in terms of pretend play?

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Dr. Cornelia Franz answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Children are very reislient and adaptive. Pretend play will simply be more nonverbal in this case. Pretend play can also be an outlet for frustration...Encourage the play, read to your child, and hopefully with a known delay there is therapy to help improve the delay...

Answered Dec 27, 2013

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