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Does a speech and language delay effect kids in terms of pretend play?

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral
2 doctors agree

In brief: It shouldn't impact

representational play, using one environmental object to represent another.A 12-mo.
-old feeds, rocks or "reads to" a doll or stuffed animal. A 16-mo.-old sets a table with play dishes or "blows out" birthday candles on a plastic cake. Use developmental screens & M-CHAT on firstsigns.org. Share results with your pediatrician & Early Intervention Program Speech/Language therapist to get an answer.

In brief: It shouldn't impact

representational play, using one environmental object to represent another.A 12-mo.
-old feeds, rocks or "reads to" a doll or stuffed animal. A 16-mo.-old sets a table with play dishes or "blows out" birthday candles on a plastic cake. Use developmental screens & M-CHAT on firstsigns.org. Share results with your pediatrician & Early Intervention Program Speech/Language therapist to get an answer.
Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics

In brief: Delay

Yes speech and language delaycan affect the child's progress in these areas.

In brief: Delay

Yes speech and language delaycan affect the child's progress in these areas.
Dr. Oscar Novick
Dr. Oscar Novick
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