Top 10 Everyday Signs for Late Talkers

Top 10 Everyday Signs for Late Talkers

2020-02-01T06:11:06+00:00July 8th, 2019|

“Mama.”

“Dada.”

These are first common words that are spoken by our babies. These aren’t just words rather, this will definitely be a very memorable day for parents. However, this isn’t the case for all. Some babies or children may seem to lag behind their peers in terms of the ability to talk. It can create anxiety and sleepless night among parents. Sometimes parents might compare them to other siblings which may cause panic.

Most children develop language at their own pace. Comparing our children to others won’t do any help because there are many factors why language development varies from one child to another. There is no clear answer to this question yet, but common reasons are family history, being born less than 85% of their optimal birth weight or at less than 37 weeks of pregnancy.

There are many ways to help our children who are late talkers. The best way is to consult a Speech-Language Pathologist and seek professional help. However, we can also start to build better and enhanced communication with our children without spending much money and very easy to do. This is to make use of easy signs with our children.

These are the top 10 signs you make use every day activities from waking up to going back to bed:

  1. More 
  2. In
  3. Out 
  4. Open
  5. Close
  6. Eat
  7. Drink
  8. Help
  9. Stop
  10. Again

There more signs that we can teach our children. The simpler sign, the better. There is no need to pressure them to do the signs. Just use these signs naturally while conversing with our children and especially when they are engaged in play. The more we use it on a daily basis, the more they will adapt the signs. Happy signing!

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