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Toronto parents upset with speech-therapy program

Laura Boudreau’s precocious first child began talking early. She expected her second to do the same, but instead she and her husband waited and waited for Miller to say his first word. Worried he might have a speech delay, Ms. Boudreau put her then-14-month-old son on the waiting list last summer for Toronto’s free preschool speech and language program. Soon after, his pediatrician confirmed that his communication skills were indeed lagging behind. But it took seven months to get a spot [...]