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Keep Talking: The Importance of Conversation (12-60 Months)

Talking with an 18-month-old is hard for those who don’t speak toddler language! Some words toddlers say sound just right. Others don’t seem very close to real words. Children learn the sounds of their language over several years, and some sounds seem harder to learn than others.


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