Growing Early Minds’ speech-language pathologist, Sanjida Sarmin is passionate about supporting bilingual children, and regularly faciliates educator workshops on this topic. Sanjida has put together a comprehensive article on sorting fact from fiction about bilinguslam which has been picked-up and published by Source Kids.
The article dives deep into the benefits of bilingualism, learning two languages, the sequential stages, signs of language delay and how to support our younge learners.
In the past, teaching children to be bilingual has received bad press, with some suggesting that it causes confusion or delayed language development. Others suggest that parents should stop using the first language when their child begins speaking a second one. However, these attitudes are not supported by research. In fact, the science suggests early bilingualism has several benefits…read the rest of the article here on Source Kids.
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