What are some common language milestones?
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Host: What are some Common Language Milestones? Rene Hackney: Common Language Milestones include children babbling at about six months old and then using jargons somewhere between nine to 12 months. Jargon is babbling that sounds like a sentence. My niece, when she was using jargon she was sitting at the kitchen table and she literally said --rice and we knew that was a whole sentence about rice. She was talking about the food on her plate, but it really is a lot of babble, perhaps the intonation of the sentence. We do expect a first word somewhere between nine to 15 months old. There is a really wide range of normal. It is considered normal, but as early as nine months, it is also considered normal to be as late as 15 months old. So, they don t want parents depend and get they pass that one year mark. Other major milestones are, we expect to have about 50 words by 18 months, but there is not really a concern unless, there is fewer than five words. Fewer than five words, it maybe a red flag that there is a problem, but if those word are very articulate and the child has good receptive language, they seem to be able to follow direction less in touch still may not be a great concern. We also expect children to start spell words together by about 24 months old. Somewhere by three years old starting use pronouns I, me, you appropriately and their language just continues to explore from there.