Communication Milestones


As children learn to interact and communicate with others they reach different milestones at different ages.  Although there is a range in development the milestones are the expectations for all children at this age.

The information is organized under the following headings to help you see how your child is developing, compared to other children his age and to offer ideas for ways in which you can help your child be the best communicator he or she can be.

  • Speech and Language Developmental Milestones
  • How to make everyday routines into language learning opportunities
  • What are the best ways to encourage speech and language at this stage

12 Months

Children will make many different sounds together, as though really talking, especially when they are playing alone.

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24 Months

Children use 150-300 words.

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A short video giving advice on how to develop speech and language skills in young children.