[lg policy] UK: 'One in six' children have difficulty learning to talk

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Tue Jan 5 20:18:44 UTC 2010

Forwarded From:  edling at lists.sis.utsa.edu

BBC News

'One in six' children have difficulty learning to talk

Nearly one in six children - and almost one quarter of boys - have
difficulty learning to talk, research suggests.

A YouGov online survey of 1,015 parents found only half of children
with speech problems received expert help.

The survey, for England's first "Communication Champion" Jean Gross,
found some three-year-olds were unable to say a single word.

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