Language Development: One Year Old

Language Development: One Year Old

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Around the one year mark is when most parents see language development start (you’ll know that’s not quite true if you read my posts on birth to six months and six to twelve months). It’s when first words emerge, and children become verbal communicators. The year between turning one and a child’s second birthday is a big year for communication, and it is often when parents have their first inkling that their child’s language might not be developing as expected. Read on for insight into what typical language development looks like at this age. 12 to 18 MONTHS OF AGE First Words This is an exciting time for parents. Around the 12 month mark, most children with say their first word, but it can be normal to achieve this milestone anywhere up to…
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Speech Pathology Dictionary

Speech Pathology Dictionary

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In this field we use a lot of jargon, which can make it difficult to understand what reports mean for your child. So to help make interpreting things a little bit easier we’ve put together a bit of a cheat sheet of the most common terms we use within Speech Pathology. (more…)
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