Typical Language Development at 18 months / 1½ years
By 18 months your child should…
- Follow simple directions
- Identify a few body parts
- Respond to yes/no questions
- Express approximately 50 words (usually nouns) although it may not be clear
- Use a mix of babbling and sounds to communicate
- Start to use 2-word utterances
Your child may have Delayed Speech if he/she...
- Does not follow simple commands
- Is not using at least 20-25 single words (mispronounced words are ok)
- Does not respond to questions
- Does not identify a few body parts
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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