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18 Month Talker
Enjoys being read to.
Makes animal sounds such as “moo” and “meow.”
Points to simple body parts.
Says 8-10 words.
Asks for common foods by name (pronunciation may be unclear).
Begins to use pronoun, “mine.”
Starting to combine words such as, “more milk.”
Knows about 50 words at 24 months.
Answers simple questions.
Begins to use plural such as, “shoes” or “socks.”
Beginning to use two-word combinations.
Identifies body parts, basic animals, and common items around home.
Knows spatial concepts such as “in” and “on.”
Speech is becoming more accurate but child may still elave off ending sounds.
Sings familiar songs with common actions.
Says around 600 words.
Children are connecting and coordinating many ideas into a single sentence.
Articulation is becoming clearer.
Uses most speech sounds but may distort some of the more difficult sounds such as l, r, s, sh, ch, y, v, z, and th.
Answers simple questions such as, “What do you do if you are hungry?”
Groups objects such as clothes, foods, animals, etc.
Unfamiliar listeners are able to understand 90% of what child has said.
Used verbs that end in “ing.”
Says around 1500 words.
Understands complex questions.
Answers, “why” questions.
Understands spatial concepts such as, “in front” and “next to.”
Describes how to do things.
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