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Expanded Developmental Milestones Digital Presentation Alexa Ficklin ECS-425
Speech and Language Milestones (from birth to 5 months) Reacts to loud noises Can move their head towards noises Observe you while you speak Makes noises such as laughs, giggles, cries, or fusses Makes noises when being talked to
Speech and Language Milestones (from 6- 11 months) Babbles Tries to communicate by actions or gestures Tries to imitate your sounds Understands “no-no”
Speech and Language Milestones (from 12-17 months) Makes two to three-word labels for people or things Attempts to imitate words Can nonverbally answer simple questions Can communicate through pointing at people and objects
Speech and Language Milestones (from 18-23 months) Begins to enjoy story time Says about 8 words, possibly with an unclear pronunciation Can imitate animal sounds Begins using some pronouns
Speech and Language Milestones (from 2-3 years) Begins using more pronouns Around about 24 months they may know around 50 words Answers simple questions Starts using descriptive words Can speak using two to three word phrases
Speech and Language Milestones (from 3-4 years) Can identify some colors Strangers can start to understand what they are saying Repeats sentences that are said to them Expresses ideas and feelings Can describe different objects
Speech and Language Milestones (from 4-5 years) Gains an understanding of spatial concepts Understands more complex questions than before Can define certain words Answers “why” questions
Speech and Language Milestones (5 years) Can understand over 2,000 words Describes objects Starts engaging in conversations Sentences start becoming 8 or more words in length
Ways to encourage this development in children birth to 2 years old Encourage vowel sounds

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