22 month old screams EVERYTHING instead of talking

Poppy - posted on 09/18/2013 ( 3 moms have responded )

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I have a 22 month old son as of today and instaed of him using his words (which I have heard him say before) he screams everything. He does ALOT of babbling but most of the time you can't understand what he is saying. If he wants something he will just scream and point at it. HELP???

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Corrine - posted on 09/24/2013

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I had a friend whose daughter spoke kitten and everything she said was fit in a meow voice (on purpose she wanted to be a kitten). My friend was complaining about it to me one day and her daughter came over and asked me for a cookie. I told her, "I don't speak kitten you will need to talk human" she quickly said, "may I have a cookie?" I told her yes and let her know I thought she had a pretty voice. Her mom couldn't believe it. She told her daughter the same thing later that night when they were home. She called me later and told me, "no more kitten voice!"
Tell him you don't understand "loud" voice.

User - posted on 09/21/2013

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???? 2 years and cant use words? ive heard so much about this but ok r u sure he can hear ok ( i cant hear in one ear and i find my self yelling at times) get it checked out or if everythings ok dont let him yell at u dont give him anything until he uses in door voices if dont up him on time out yes hes old enough to understand but get the hearing check just to be sure a mommy of two

Hannah - posted on 09/18/2013

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I went through this with my daughter at about 20 months. One day I just got tired of it and had a standoff. We sat at the breakfast table for an hour until she finally used her words to tell me what she wanted. Hasn't been problem since. Good luck!

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