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What are the 10 cruelest things a parent can say to a late talking child?


Yes, there are parents out there who strongly believe that children should start talking anywhere from 5 months to a year at most. Some even go further they strongly contend that the earlier a child can talk, the more intelligent he/she is. It is their contention that their children are amiss if they are not talking by 1 years of age. They believe that late talking children reflect poorly on THEM and that their child is.......well, inferior.

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Best Answer Devika Primić (DDE) says

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    Devika Primić (DDE) 3 years ago

    Most parents who feel this way about their children are less educated or don't feel for their children even when they are not the same as others. They tend to compare their children with others and don't love equally


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    Grace Marguerite Williams (gmwilliams) 3 years ago

    What you have said is SO true. I knew a child who talked at 1 then stopped talking because her parents talked for her.She resumed talking at 2.5 years. Her father considered her to be stupid, saying thus because she was a late talker.

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    Grace Marguerite Williams (gmwilliams) 3 years ago

    Thank dear Tsaj, great answer and the book, THE EINSTEIN SYNDROME, should be required reading for every parent, particularly parents of late speaking children. Thank you for stopping by and responding!

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