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telegraphic speech

 refersto the reduced sentences (resembling telegrams) that distinguish children's speech patterns fromaround 18 months to two years, demonstrating the basics of early grammar by containing crucialnouns and verbs.

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June 14th 2021

Rogers (1902-1987)

 was one ofthe original founders of the humanistic perspective. His theories encompassedthe importance of unconditional and conditional positive regard in development of the 'selfconcept' and 'conditions of worth' set by others. His work has been applied to a rangeof domains, particularly in therapy through his development of'client-centred'(now class="d-title" named 'person-centred'therapy.