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When to Refer a Bilingual or Multilingual Child for Speech-Language Therapy

Author: Lisa “Luna” DeCurtis, M.A., CCC-SLP

Babies born to bilingual households often develop speech and language more slowly than children born to households speaking only one language.  Usually, this delay is natural, no cause for concern and the when the child does speak, it is bilingually.  However, there are times when a child’s delay in speech and language development is due to more than just spoken to in two languages.  When is it time to refer a bi or multi lingual child for speech therapy?  How to pay for speech therapy? Get health insurance for children now.

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