Masks Won’t Slow Language for Kids If There’s Plenty of Face Time at Home, Expert Says
[Source: Education Week]
As schools reopen and COVID-19 cases increase, the emotional issues children suffered during the height of the pandemic could arise again, say those who treat young people’s mental health.
At the same time, parents and mental health caregivers may have a better idea of how to handle regressive behaviors and kids acting out their stress and anxiety.
Whether wearing a face mask will hinder young children’s speech and language development, however, is uncertain.
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