When a child begins to speak
Many parents possessed a strong anxiety caused by the fact that their child has not yet begun to talk. As a rule, these fears are unfounded, because at one point the baby becomes an active participant in the dialogue is quite meaningful.
Remember that a single age indicator for the appearance of a child's speech does not exist. This phenomenon is individual, and not be afraid if the nine-month son of a friend has long been calling their loved ones expressive "ma", "pa", "ba", and your baby is one year old stubbornly silent. It is considered normal if the child is one year old says a few words - from two to ten. But very often the kids up to two years speak little, operating in dialogue with close babble, if not prefer to remain silent. Language development in children has two components: active, or pronouncing words and sentences, and passive - understanding the words. Physiologically it caused so passive that it develops much faster. Therefore, if your child listens to you with interest, quickly understands everything you say to him, and also performs addressed to him simple request, reasons to worry you do not have, as the child's speech development proceeds normally. Even if the child stubbornly silent before the age of two, it does not mean the presence of his problems with speech guaranteed in the future. Very often these children suddenly start talking, and once properly constructed long sentences. In addition, it noted that "undecideds" often pronounce words more clearly than early conspiracy peers and overtake them in the development of speech. However, if you are still concerned about the silence of your baby, you can help him as soon as possible to speak. A useful exercise is thrall to the child objects around you and comment on what you see. For example: "Look, what a beautiful kitty! What's her bushy tail! What kind of sticking out ears! ", Etc. More often accompany their child's actions and comments, ask the kid to bring you a specific toy or perform another task feasible for him. Read with your children fairy tales and poems, pauses, prompting the baby to finish the familiar rhyming line. Good help in the development of a child's speech is finger games, for example, "Forty-white-sided," "Fingers in the woods," etc. Consider the fact that the speech that the child hears from the TV or computer, does not help in language development and often backfire. Demonstrate serious concern is that if the baby is three years old can not express their feelings and needs articulate simple sentences, and his babbling able to understand only the closest. In such a situation, you should consult a specialist.