Typical Language Development at 48 Months / 4 Years
By 48 months, your child should…
- Follow 3-step commands
- Use words and language to express different things – requests, directives, ideas, etc.
- Use and understand “when” and “how” questions
- Tell and retell stories
- Use props and imaginary plays
- Start to use complex sentences
Your child may have Delayed Speech if he/she...
- Does not ask questions
- Does not use pronouns correctly
- Is using unclear speech
- Appears to have difficulty initiating speech or grimaces when trying to make sounds (also see Childhood Apraxia)
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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