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  1. Special Needs Parenting
    <p>Hi everyone, today my son was diagnosed with PDD-NOS, I seem to be in a bit of denial not sure. I had a normal pregnancy and during his first year he met all of his milestones on time. From after one years old to two he suffered from ear infections about every month and finally by 2 yrs. 2...
  2. Multicultural Families
    <p>So DD is 22 months old and hears different minority languages from mom and dad.  (We don't speak each others' minority languages, and communicate with each other in English, which is our community language.)</p> <p> </p> <p>Understandably, she thinks 'you' is another word for  'DD,' and...
  3. Multicultural Families
    <p>If so, how did it go?</p> <p> </p> <p>Currently, DD (32 months), speaks French. I speak to her in French, but I'm also showing her some English words and songs. We live with my folks who both speak French to her, though they can speak and understand English. We generally use English to talk...
  4. Multicultural Families
    <p>DS speaks english at home, but is taught at school in euskera. At playtime and with his friends he speaks spanish. Other (spanish-speaking) parents have pointed out that he is mixing all the languages in the same sentence. Although we insist on speaking english at home and do not respond...
  5. Multicultural Families
    <p>I've been around a number of people who grew up speaking multiple languages, however, they were already preteens-adults by the time I met them.  There were some obvious generalizations that could be made.  For instance, if the second language was spoken at home by both parents the kids spoke...
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