Debroah Hwa-Froelich, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, is a Saint Louis University associate professor and International Adoption Clinic coordinator. She is often asked by parents of children adopted abroad, “Is my child developing like other children who have been adopted from abroad”?

Before children are adopted, they are born in different countries of origin and exposed to different birth languages ranging from African or Asian languages to Russian or other Slavic languages.

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Assessing Language Development in Internationally Adopted Children