I'm so used to doing the bilingual method* with my girls that I have to stop myself with my son. But deep down inside I don't think exposing him to Spanish will confuse him. It's just hard to know because he's not saying any words.
*speaking English and Spanish side by side. For example, "Are you thirsty? ¿Tienes sed?"
I came across this article about a little girl the doctors said would never speak, yet now she's bilingual!
EXCLUSIVE LAURA, 9, IN TRIUMPH OVER AUTISMGill, 43, said: "The doctors said she would probably spend most of her time in an institution. Now we have a happy daughter who never stops talking - in two languages. (Read more)
The parents used a therapy call the Son-Rise Programme. I decided to look more into this program and wrote about it in Jaden's Travels.
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