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G U A T P M R D U V F E G P D F I E J B G
I L K S V B Y A F X M B P U A F T X J J A
P B W O D I T K I F I E J W A U D Q K O I
J S O L T B G U T L U L I X B E O I P M R
W B L L R S A N Z O U P B N C H E Y I S F
P O O R L G V C P U O E S I V A Q K U I B
Y O H H V T T Y A C E G O F E F S K A S U
E P D C Q G V T T X W V D R C W U E D M P
O H N B X Y E F R C G N G M H W B I D C L
H O A E R G U E I T X G W O P B S V I A E
U X O L U R V W C J D Q L J P K T B T G O
O K T D V V V T K K V O J J A H I K I C F
D M T E V T W T S G P V L T Q C T I O M D
R O I L I T Q Q M H Q I A O M D U Q N P K
L C T E C K D X R O F T O L P Y T O N U I
L G E T T N P A M L O U U K D B I G K B R
F P P I N O S K O I E D W Q C F O D A Q P
B Y B O Q T U W O P K X O P H X N T E G D
R F Q N I T W N T D G A O X Q J N X B T A
F W K C T D C I R R W R J I A C J F I C C
V S T Y M F B Y W E W E U G M E E A J U L

Clues

  • instead of dropping a consonant, a child may replace it with one that is easier to say (12)
  • One word combinations between 12-18 months. acts in a variety of ways, e.g question, noun, and verb (12)
  • sometimes a child drops a consonant altogether particularly at the end of the word (8)
  • The heart rate of an unborn baby slows when hearing mother's voice (11)
  • theorists who videoed infants and noted most of the babbling comes from the right side of the child's mouth. controlled by left side of the brain suggests babbling is a form of preliminary speech (7, 3, 7)
  • when a child adds a vowel to make the final position easier to say; easier than a consonant (8)
  • when the sound vibrates the vocal chords (6)

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