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Speech vs. Language, Activity Ideas, & FAQs for Baby Talk & More

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Dr Teresa

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Welcome! In this “Brains in Toyland” segment, Dr. T reviews the differences between speech and language and what skills to expect in the first two years of life. She also reviews activities you can do with your kids to help them thrive.

You can access a handout for this section of the talk at her website through the links below.

Next Dr. T reviews some research regarding how babies practices words LONG before they ever say them and then answers some FAQs about using “baby talk” otherwise know and “Motherese” to foster the development of communication skills.

Dr. T also answers questions parent have asked about how touch can influence speech and language development as well.

As always send questions to and we’ll try to answer them on the show.

Thanks for tuning in.

The KidsAtoZ Team.