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Speech Delays & Early Intervention

Ayo is two. She doesn't talk much; well not as much as her pediatrician thinks she should be. I never found this to be an issue until after our return from our two-month trip to England earlier this year. We came home to red alerts. A seasonal cold warranted her a trip to the doctor where her sitter was told she was delayed in speech and those were possible signs of autism. Imagine sitting at a new job with work-related stress trying to come up to speed and you receive a call of this nature. I was physically sick. This information tormented me. Had I not done a good job as a mother? Better yet, had I failed as a parent? 

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