My child doesn't seem to be talking the same as other children his age. Is he just a 'late talker' and will catch up in time?

Some children are 'late talkers' and do catch up with other children of their own age, but some don't. It really depends on the child and what type of talking difficulties they might be experiencing. If a child isn't communicating at a similar level to other children of their age it is always best to have your child's speech and language assessed by a Speech and Language therapist to see if there are any difficulties that can be helped.


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