Language forms the basis of our communication and our education. We all use language to adjust to our world. Without language our experience would be very different and our lives would be very difficult. Children begin to learn language skills from the very earliest age and their ability to understand and to use speech develops naturally over a very short space of time. The normal baby progresses from babble to using complex sentences in a period of less than three years. However, this rapid natural development is interrupted if a child cannot hear normally.
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