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Bilingualism is an asset in modern society and any recommendations to parents about language use during the preschool years must be supported by convincing evidence. Hence we write to refute the conclusions of Howell et al that speaking two languages during the preschool years increases the chances of a child starting to stutter and decreases the likelihood of recovery from stuttering.1
The problem, as we see it, is that the authors have drawn conclusions about the general population of bilingual children …
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