Infant Communication & Education

Checklists for Developmental Milestones

Do you wonder about your child’s learning and communication skills? Brother And Sister Hug Ever find yourself wondering if your child is reaching their developmental milestones on time? Granite Bay Speech has developed a free, no cost checklist to help you identify potential communication problems early.

Below are the instructions for a quick, confidential, and convenient test you may administer to your child at home.

Below are the instructions for a quick, confidential, and convenient test you may administer to your child at home.

  • Find your child’s age in the list below and click on it to read the age-appropriate mile­stones.
  • For more detailed information, just click the age checklist link to see a PDF friendly document displaying typical developmental patterns.

After reviewing the checklist, please contact us for more information.

If you or someone you know would like to communicate clearly and with more confidence – take the first step today by contacting us for a consultation.

Infant Communication & Education

8 months

Infant will say word-like utterances, appear to follow conversations, and stop to look at you when his or her name is used. See 8-Month Checklist.

12 months

Child will vocalize words on a daily basis, understand about 50 words you say, and put objects in and out of containers. See 12-Month Checklist.

18 months

Growing toddler will begin to combine more sounds into two-word phrases, point to body parts, and make animal sounds. See 18-Month Checklist.

24 months

Dramatic expansion in vocabulary skills occurs, speech is understood 75% of the time, and one-step directions are understood and completed with success. See 24-Month Checklist.

30 months

Child’s brain activity and communication skills expand dramatically, they play cooperatively with peers, and use 2- to 3-word sentences. See 30-Month Checklist.

3 years

Toddler takes turns in conversations on one topic for 2-3 minutes and understands two-step directions. See 3-Year Checklist.