Dada, talk to the baba – the yada yada is too good to pass up

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Dada, talk to the baba – the yada yada is too good to pass up

Speech therapist says baby talk is cute, but adults should also have ‘normal’ conversations with babies

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Just because they can’t say it, doesn’t mean they don’t understand it.

That’s the response from speech therapists after a video of a father and his toddler son having a full-blown conversation went viral.

Times Select asked speech therapists how important it was for parents to speak to their babies as they would to adults. In the clip, dad Deztin Pryor speaks normally to the toddler, who answers back animatedly with garbled speech as they discuss a television show they are watching. ..

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