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How do you define nonverbal?

How do you define nonverbal?

I am a little confused by what's considered "nonverbal." My son doesn't exactly talk per se, but he has verbal approximations for a handful of words. Sometimes he uses them spontaneously and purposefully, sometimes it requires modeling/imitation (for words he already approximates). When he is learning new words, he's getting much better at imitating, but the spontaneous piece is touch and go. I have heard some parents describe their children as nonverbal where they do not produce any… read more

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A MyAutismTeam Member said:

I and my sons neurologist consider my son as nonverbal ...he can babble, and says mamamama, but with absalutlely no meaning to it...its just a part of… read more

posted 3 months ago
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