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Multilingualism & Disorders: My Speech-Language Therapist Wants Me to Switch to One Language

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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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If a Child Is Autistic, Should a Multilingual Family Switch to One Language?

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My husband and I live in Manchester, England and have a 2.5 year old daughter.  I’m Russian and my husband is Turkish, neither of us speak each other’s language fluently, so speak English together. When our daughter was born, I kept on talking to her in Russian, and my husband is talking to her in […]

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