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Developmental Milestones: 18-Months

Please fill out this form to help you identify any concerns your child may have in meeting age-appropriate milestones. You will have the option to submit the form and our office will contact you shortly to talk about your concerns.

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    Uses simple objects appropriately (e.g. hits pegs with play hammer)YesSometimesNot Yet
    Imitates adult actions (e.g. pretends to sweep, wipe tables)YesSometimesNot Yet
    Points to pictures that you name in books (e.g. “dog, ball, baby”)YesSometimesNot Yet
    Names at least ten objects, actions and familiar people (e.g. cookie, shoe, go, all done, mommy, daddy)YesSometimesNot Yet
    Asks you to tell him/her the names of objects and pictures (e.g. “What’s that?”)YesSometimesNot Yet
    Shakes or nods head in response to simple yes/no questions and says “no” to some questionsYesSometimesNot Yet
    Points to major body parts when asked (e.g. hands, legs, head)YesSometimesNot Yet
    Uses words more often than gestures to communicateYesSometimesNot Yet
    Makes animal sounds during play activitiesYesSometimesNot Yet
    Refers to self by nameYesSometimesNot Yet
    Talks as if he/she is reading while looking at picture booksYesSometimesNot Yet
    Imitates what you say without struggling to form the soundsYesSometimesNot Yet
    Uses vowel sounds accuratelyYesSometimesNot Yet
    Uses at least “m, p, n, w, th, t” in his/her speechYesSometimesNot Yet
    You understand most of your child’s speechYesSometimesNot Yet
    Increases his/her amount of talking as activity level increasesYesSometimesNot Yet

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    If your child is not demonstrating the above developmental skills, contact us to schedule a no-cost phone consultation. It is better to call now, than to “wait and worry”. We will help you determine if your child is experiencing normal variations in development or if your child could benefit from therapy. Often, short term intervention is all that is needed to prevent future social or academic concerns. Submit your checklist and we will shortly contact you or Contact Us and we can schedule a no-cost phone conference with a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist.