Typical Language Development at 60 Months / 5 Years
By 60 months, your child should…
- Have an expressive vocabulary of approximately 2000 words
- Have knowledge of sound-letter correspondence begins
- Use complex sentences more consistently
- Be able to break words into syllables
- Produce most consonants correctly, but errors /s, r, l/ and TH may persist
Your child may have Delayed Speech if he/she...
- Is not using sentences
- Is not able to tell a simple story
- Is not using consonants consistently
- 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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