First words come late, development on track: study finds late talkers grow out of it

Andrew Whitehouse’s study in the coming August issue of Pediatrics may bring comfort, or to parents like Walker, reassure her of what she already knew. Whitehouse and his colleagues found that children who do not speak by the age of 2 — an estimated 15 percent of the population — typically catch up behaviorally and emotionally by adulthood.

from the Deseret News.com

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