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Unformatted text preview: in nature. As the child ages, the child’s sounds become purposeful. 1. Reflexive sounds (0­8weeks)­ burps,yawns, etc. 2. Controlled sounds (6­16 weeks) – cooing and gooing. 3. Expansion (4­6 months)–greater control 4. Control of speech sounds (5­8)– marginal babbling 5. True babbling (6­10 months) 6. Advanced forms (10­18 months) – combine sounds meaningfully and demonstrate awareness of melodic patterns of native speech when using jargon. For audio examples of babbling and advanced forms please visit http://www.vocaldevelopment.com/ Nurture and the communication environment? What role do caregivers play in the child’s language development? language Early language fou...
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