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Multilingualism & Disorders: How Can We Know When It Is Time to Call the Speech-Language Therapist?

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Multilingualism is neither odd nor worrying: what is odd, and very worrying, are the views that persist about it. The topics in this Multilingualism & Disorders series aim at clarifying the misconceptions that associate multilingualism with disorders. Each topic offers a brief introduction to common questions, and includes one token reference, which either marks watershed […]

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Multilingualism & Disorders: Do Bilingual Children Tend to Have Language Delay?

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Multilingualism is neither odd nor worrying: what is odd, and very worrying, are the views that persist about it. The topics in this Multilingualism & Disorders series aim at clarifying the misconceptions that associate multilingualism with disorders. Each topic offers a brief introduction to common questions, and includes one token reference, which either marks watershed […]

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Final Comments From François Grosjean to Q&A Series

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These last eleven weeks we have benefited from the wisdom, knowledge and personal experiences of Prof. Emeritus François Grosjean, author of Bilingual: Life and Reality, in the eleven-part series: Ask François Grosjean.  (You can access all eleven Q&A at the bottom of this post as well as a link to Prof. Grosjean’s website page.) I […]

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Ask François Grosjean: What Happens When Bilingual Children Start Going to School in the Community Language?

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While Prof. Emeritus François Grosjean was working on his wonderful book Bilingual: Life and Reality, he asked me to send him a list of questions that I felt weighed the heaviest on the minds of parents raising multilingual children. It is my honor to present both my questions and Prof. Grosjean’s answers here at Multilingual […]

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Can I Support My Bilingual Child’s Reading in Both Languages?

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Every day, as our children are growing we have so many questions about how to continue raising them bilingually.  Lately, we have had an encounter with our 1st grader.  It is the issue of reading. How can we help our our son learn to read in his second language but also help him with his […]

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