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At What Age Do You Expect Children To Begin Speaking In Complete Sentences
2 years old: A "complete sentence" is a little different to different people, but generally we want 2 year olds to be able to say 2 words together and have them be related (doggy up!). By 2 1/2 to 3 y we would expect them to say a more complete sentence like what most people think of (mommy, where go my lollypop?). Bilingual children may speak a little later due to the brain learning 2 words for the same thing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Past year started transposing words in sentences often, typing, and several times speaking. Also forget common words frequently. Just age related?
Although it could be: Normal aging, I would request a consult with a neurologist to rule out any neurological issues that are impacting on the speech and verbal areas of the brain. ...Read more
My 20 month old can speak in sentences, recite paragraphs from books, count to 20 and knows her ABCs. Is this advanced for her age?
Yes!!: This is quite advanced language skills for this age. Generally we are looking for the ability to connect two words into sentences at age two. I would continue to encourage educational play time but limit tablet/phone contact. You want your child to experience real life stimulation and not become addicted to electronic stimulation. ...Read more
My grandaughter has a strong personality , she is always screaming and even though she doesn't speak well or complete sentences she always seem to be telling people off, in he own words somethings they come out right like if her mother tells her: don't d
Please : Please schedule her an appointment with a developmental pediatrician. Your pediatrician may feel comfortable performing an evaluation. They can evaluate her and give recommendations for treatment if necessary. ...Read more
Is it a known mental disorder to mimic another person as they are speaking or finishing their sentences?
My son will be 3yrs in december, he does not speak short sentences yet, not even 50 words. Could it be something concerning?
38 month old not speaking in sentences. Doesn't say mom and dad or hungry. Does 'sing along' W/cartoons as far as melody but only some words clear. ?
Language development: Clearly delayed expressive language. Does child respond behaviorally to simple verbal commands such as come here, or bring me the red ball. You are checking receptive language that way. Has he been exposed to multiple languages since birth? Another possibility is autism of course. Get him evaluated! ...Read more
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