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Kelly and Eric's two-year-old toddler, Anna, has acquired very little spoken language. Although she understands most things were parents say, she is only able to say 5-10 words. Other than her language delays, Anna is healthy and is meeting other developmental milestones in an age-appropriate fashion. If you were her pediatrician, what might you say to Kelly and Eric about her late language emergence?
A)Anna's language skills are developing slowly, but it's no cause for concern.
B)Anna's language skills are developing slowly. We should monitor her and also see if we can help her acquire a greater spoken vocabulary.
C)Anna's slow language acquisition may be an early sign of Specific Language Impairment.
D)Anna's slow language acquisition may be an early sign of Autism Spectrum Disorder.