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Numbers? Colors? Letters?

Parent: “My son has a language delay, he rarely uses words or combines them together, but he knows all letters, numbers and colors! His nursery teacher and doctor said not to worry.” Speech therapist: “Does your child use different types of words? When does he use them?” Parent:” But he knows letters. They must be harder than words!” When did number “3” become more important than an “apple”, “washing”, “happy”? Day after day, our society emphasizes more and more on academic skills at a very young age before even testing the linguistic readiness of a child. It’s a fast-forward world where children’s brains are getting programmed to learning skills in a super speedy way while skipping very imp