“Late talkers” make up 15% of the toddler population. The language characteristics of the late talkers are not reflective of typical language development in the areas of word learning, phonology, morphology/syntax, and social skills. Dr. Michelle MacRoy-Higgins discusses why early intervention is important to provide speech and language services to late talkers.
If you are a Park Slope or Windsor Terrace parent concerned about your young child’s speech, language, and/or communication development, you have come to the right place! Brooklyn Letters will add one of the top New York City speech language therapists to our team. Meet Dr. Michelle MacRoy-Higgins, Assistant Professor at Hunter College and South Slope resident. Her clinical and research interests include speech language delays in young children and she is a seasoned therapist!