How do you speak 'Motherese'? The Woman Who Changed Her Brain: Barbara Arrowsmith-Young at TEDxToronto. Deb Roy: The birth of a word. Why does my toddler love repetition?
Paediatric speech and language therapist.
It may test your patience when your toddler demands 'Row, row, row your boat' for the 10th time. But there's a good reason for her insistence. Toddlers love repetition because it helps them to learn, and because it's familiar and comforting. From around the age of two, you will notice your toddler repeating the same words and phrases constantly. By the time she's three, she will also demand her favourite stories and nursery rhymes over and over again. How can I help my child to start talking? (Video)
Health visitor Sara Patience describes how you can help develop your child's language skills by talking and playing with her.
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