In the August 18, 2010 New York Times article Looking for Baby Sitters: Foreign Language a Must, by Jenny Anderson, we learn Dr. Ellen Bialystok, a professor of psychology at York University in Toronto, has found bilingualism may help with cognitive development, but “It doesn’t make kids smarter”.
Highlights of the article include:
More information on bilingualism and language delay can be found here.
Let’s Talk, Children and Bilingualism. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2003.