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A 38-year-old female asked:

My son is 4yrs old but still struggling to make sentences when talking but speak in one word like, mama, juice ect?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Needs an evaluation: A normal kid at 4 should be fluid in conversation using simple sentences. Have the kid evaluated by his doc and a speech & language specialist. In the USA there has been a school based preschool program called child-find that identifies & provides treatment for such kids for decades.

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