Now, I hear you asking: "So what can I do to enhance my child speech development?" Recent advances in brain research give us some answers. For example, from birth on, an infants brain requires almost nonstop stimulation.
And there is mounting evidence that what you say to your baby and the way you say it will give a boost to her speech and language development.
"The key is language exposure: a lot of it, and in as many diverse situations as possible.
A Series of infant experiments that have been conducted by psychologists found that babies as young as 8 ½ months old seemed to pay attention to familiar words, and to know where words begin and end.
The answer is far less complicated than infant language development research might suggest. Babies pay attention to the form of speech known as parentheses. This is the natural sing-songy way adults tend to address babies and young children. There is nothing like live interaction, eye contact, parents facial expressions and gestures to make speech sound lively, comforting, and worth being paid attention to.
Here are five child speech development tips from experts to help you guide your baby language development.
The process of language learning is pre-wired, and infants are genetically equipped to learn to speak and understand language.
Provide a rich environment for word acquisition, then relax and allow their child to develop normally.
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