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A 37-year-old male asked:

My niece 2 years old can not speak except 1 or 2 words though she listens and follow the orders. can she talk later? we r afraid.

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Dr. Hien Tran
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Speech evaluation: She definitely should be speaking more than that at this age. That being said some kids are just late talkers. In any case it should be evaluated in case she needs intervention. The earlier she receives help the better she will do in the future
Last updated Jun 9, 2014

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