Typical Language Development at 12 Months / 1 Year
By 12 months your child should…
- Understand 3-50 words
- Respond to simple directions
- Imitate speech sounds
- Typically use 1 word (or part of a word) for names of familiar people, objects, games or routines
- Produce long strings of gibberish with appropriate intonation
- Gesture, for example, shaking head for “no” or waving
- Be aware of intention associated with vocalizations
Your child may have Delayed Speech if he/she...
- Is not saying “mama” or “dada”
- Does not gesture
- Does not babble with changes in their intonation
- Does not respond to his/her name
- Does not to point to items
If you notice any of the above red flags, Contact Us Today to schedule a comprehensive speech assessment and begin evidence-based therapy. Early intervention is important in your child's success.
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