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A common misconception or myth about bilingualism is that it causes speech language delays. In this episode, Claudia Serrano Johnson, a speech language pathologist (SLP) and founder of Laleo Therapy in Virginia breaks down these misconceptions and shares red flags parents should look out for in their child’s speech language development. You’ll also hear the experience of Zayra Marrero Burgos, an SLP who has a son with developmental delays.
Mentioned in this episode
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) – this professional, scientific and credentialing association has a directory of certified professionals.
Learning Two Languages, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
How do you know when it’s a language delay versus a disorder?, Leader Live, April 14, 2015
Does Bilingualism Cause a Language Delay?, Multilingual Living, May 31, 2010