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In these times of COVID-19, how does adults wearing masks affect children’s speech development?

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Karen George, founder of Chicago Speech Therapy, said they have gotten creative, using clear masks for in-person sessions so children can still see their mouths, and also using teletherapy, which has been helpful to allow children to see faces and allow parents to be present and learn tools to help their children in between sessions. They see children anywhere from age 18 months to about 7 years, learning everything from how to speak to articulation.

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