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How long does it normally take for autistic children to begin talking?

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Dr. Kevin Windisch
Pediatrics
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In brief: Highly variable

Some children are only minimally delayed, others never learn to talk.
Autism is a highly variable disease.

In brief: Highly variable

Some children are only minimally delayed, others never learn to talk.
Autism is a highly variable disease.
Dr. Kevin Windisch
Dr. Kevin Windisch
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Dr. Lisa Rankin
ADHD & Autism

In brief: It depends

Every child is different and some with autism never develop a truly functional form of verbal communication.
Many of these individuals are able to utilize communication devices in place of spoken word. Of those children who eventually develop language four to six years of age is where you will often see this happen.

In brief: It depends

Every child is different and some with autism never develop a truly functional form of verbal communication.
Many of these individuals are able to utilize communication devices in place of spoken word. Of those children who eventually develop language four to six years of age is where you will often see this happen.
Dr. Lisa Rankin
Dr. Lisa Rankin
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