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Can Masks Be Detrimental to a Child’s Speech & Language Development?

Updated: Jul 25, 2022

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During a child's early years, they are developing their communication skills at a swift rate. However, going into a year and a half with the COVID-19 pandemic, some parents wonder if the use of face masks by daycare and preschool teachers and other adults is impacting their child's speech and language development.


Here is a wonderful ARTICLE provided by HealthyChildren.org that is very insightful and provides ways to better communicate with children while wearing a face mask.


If you have any concerns or questions about your child's speech and language development, Tidewater Speech Therapy is happy to help. Please give us a call today at 757-439-4010!

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