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Language Development and its Impact on Children's Psychosocial and Emotional Development

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Language Development and its Impact on Children's Psychosocial and Emotional Development

Joseph Beitchman, M.D.C.M., M.P.H., Hospital for Sick Children and Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto

Published online 05-31-06 in the Canadian Language & Literacy Research Network in their Encyclopedia of Language and Literacy Development

Normal speech and language development is a cornerstone for successful outcomes later in life. Speech and language competency does not progress normally for a sizeable number of children, however, research shows that these children are at greater risk for later psychosocial problems than children who do not have speech or language impairments.

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