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Raising Bilingual Children: Common Parental Concerns and Current Research

@inproceedings{King2006RaisingBC,
  title={Raising Bilingual Children: Common Parental Concerns and Current Research},
  author={Kendall A. King and Lyn Fogle},
  year={2006}
}
T he purpose of this digest is to help pediatricians, speech language pathologists, classroom teachers, and other professionals who work with bilingual children and their parents understand common parental concerns related to bilingual childrearing and become familiar with the current science on bilingual child development. Greater insight into both issues will allow these professionals to provide more effective and scientifically sound advice to parents. A growing number of U.S. parents view… 
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