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Time to Talk by Carlyn Kolker, Michelle MACROY-HIGGINS

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INTRODUCTION

IN THE BOOK you’re now holding in your hands, we’re going to look closely at how your child learns to talk. The process is sometimes magical, sometimes tedious, sometimes frustrating, sometimes hilarious, sometimes easy, and sometimes difficult.

Our goal in Time to Talk is simple: to demystify how your child learns to communicate with the world. Your child’s speech and language development begins the moment she is born and yelps her first cry, and unfolds throughout her childhood. Talking is the starting point for conveying ideas, expressing needs and wants, interacting with others, and even learning to read.

The more you understand how your child begins to communicate, the more you can be there for him. When it comes to childhood ...

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