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How to Help Children with Autism and Develop Language


Matthew Ricca, Speech-Language Pathologist, Vail Inclusive Preschool


Children start developing language from the day they’re born, primed by their relationships and play with other people. This is more difficult for children with autism, who tend to show less interest in other people during their first 12 months of life. However, you can create reasons for your child to use language as part of your everyday activities together.

Language Development in Children with Autism


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