Aa
Aa
A
A
A
Close
Avatar universal

Repetitive Speech in 4 year old

My 4 year old granddaughter Elisha watches Dora and repeats the dialogue from specific episodes (including intonation) over and over. She seems to get into a jag that she can't get out of. She is normal in every other way - extremely bright, happy and fun. But this has me very worried. She watches other cartoons and doesn't do this - just with Dora. Should we be concerned?
4 Responses
Sort by: Helpful Oldest Newest
1758820 tn?1312871257
Hi honestly i dont think you do my son use to do the same thing when he was 3 i think its because of the dora song lol hes 6 now and talks perfectly fine.
Helpful - 0
1731970 tn?1328087070
I think she might just like Dora. If it continues and starts with other things I would get her checked. Does she copy what you say like."what are you up to?"
and repeats it back to you? If she does then I would take her to a speech therapist
Helpful - 0
535822 tn?1443976780
I think many children repeat things.. it mean nothing other than she enjoys Dora..I have heard many children asking questions over and over , in my opinion its what they do around this age ...
Helpful - 0
377493 tn?1356502149
I would only be worried if that was the only thing she was saying.  But as you said, she is normal and bright, so like the others said, she probably just likes Dora.  Heck, I like Dora..lol.  
Helpful - 0
Have an Answer?

You are reading content posted in the Child Behavior Community

Top Children's Health Answerers
189897 tn?1441126518
San Pedro, CA
Learn About Top Answerers
Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Popular Resources
Fearing autism, many parents aren't vaccinating their kids. Can doctors reverse this dangerous trend?
Is a gluten-free diet right for you?
We answer your top questions about the flu vaccine.
Learn which over-the-counter medicines are safe for you and your baby
Yummy eats that will keep your child healthy and happy
Healing home remedies for common ailments