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Focus on Better Hearing & Speech
May 2016 | Issue No. 123
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Read any good books lately? Reading aloud stimulates language development even before children can talk and exposes them to stories, words, and ideas not often found in day-to-day conversations or screen time.
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By: Kristie E. N. Clarke, MD MSCR FAAP
Did You Know? has text-to-speech technology on all of our articles. Just click the “Listen” button at the top of any article in English or Spanish and have the text of the page read aloud to you—a great feature for multitasking moms and dads! 
New Research!
According to a study published in Pediatrics, preemies who are exposed to adult talk in the NICU have both higher language and cognitive scores later in life. Read more here
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