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Pediatric Development Milestones

    • Repeats the same sounds
    • Frequently coos, gurgles, and makes pleasure sounds
    • Uses a different cry to express different needs
    • Smiles when spoken to
    • Recognizes voices
    • Localizes sound by turning head
    • Listens to speech
    • Uses the phonemes /b/, /p/, and /m/ in babbling
    • Reaches for objects with one hand but often misses
    • Blows bubbles on lips
    • Visually tracks people and objects

Information from: Shipley, K and McAfee, J. (1998)

Assessment in Speech Language Pathology: A Resource Manual 2nd edition.
San Diego: Singular publishing Group, Inc.

Website Links:
American Speech & Hearing Association