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Has Anyone Had A Nonverbal Two Year Old Develop Functional Language Skills Before They Were 5?

Has Anyone Had A Nonverbal Two Year Old Develop Functional Language Skills Before They Were 5?

The psychologist said he may not speak until he is five years or older and I'm curious about other experienced parents journey with going from not speaking to single words to phrases and what amount of time that took for your child. He is nonverbal but does a lot of vocal stimming/babbling/jargon and when he runs around he will say "edy go" for "ready go" then run and "edy go" before going down a slide and he says… read more

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

My son was non verbal until 3 almost 3.5 and by 5 he had good vocabulary and by 6 he can speak in full sentences . It's just he speaks only when he wants something but he can tell his needs and wants . My son was not even able to anything when he was 2 but he knew his letters and numbers and he used to point it out . Keep working and speech will come soon .

posted about 4 years ago
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