If you Google "telegraphic speech," many lay articles (1, 2, and the APA dictionary) mention an approximate age range of 18-24/30 months for the production of telegraphic speech.

However, I have been struggling to find academic resources describing the bounds of this production. Can someone point to academic research describing when children produce telegraphic speech?

  • The bounds of production??// I suggest you enter the term in Google books. There are lots of academic books/articles.
    – Lambie
    Commented Apr 22, 2023 at 13:22
  • One probably should look in child psychology books. These bounds are so well established that they are accepted as the basis of education system in many countries - 3 year old children are generally expected to be able to speak and are taught alphabet, writing their name, etc. Not being able to speak at the age of 3 is treated as a retardation, etc. You can also pose a question in the Parenting community.
    – Roger V.
    Commented Apr 25, 2023 at 10:19


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