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Speech & Language Milestones

A baby learns to talk by listening to voices and sounds. Soon your baby will begin to make sounds to tell you how they feel or what they want. Children develop at their own rate. Some children will do things at a young age. Some children will take a little longer.

READ:  Your baby’s speech and language skills from birth to 30 months

English: 

http://www.children.gov.on.ca/htdocs/English/documents/topics/earlychildhood/speech_en.pdf

READ:  Your preschool child’s speech and language development

English: 

http://www.children.gov.on.ca/htdocs/English/documents/topics/earlychildhood/preschool_en.pdf

Refer any child...

  • If you are concerned about his/her speech/language/hearing development
  • If her/his speech and language skills have not improved over the past 6 months
  • Who often repeats sounds and or words (stuttering)
  • Whose voice sounds different/odd to you
  • Whose play or social interactions seem inappropriate

Both of the Milestone Brochures are available in various languages – use the following link:

http://www.children.gov.on.ca/htdocs/English/topics/earlychildhood/speechlanguage/index.aspx

Your baby's speech and language skills from birth to 30 months: This document is available in English, French, Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, Italian, Korean, Portuguese, Polish, Punjabi, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tamil, Urdu and Vietnamese.

Your preschool child's speech and language development: This document is available in English, French, Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, Italian, Korean, Portuguese, Polish, Punjabi, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tamil, Urdu and Vietnamese.

Talk 2 Me
Essex Preschool Speech & Language Services
c/o Connections Early Years Family Centre
795 Giles Boulevard East
Windsor, Ontario
N9A 4E5

Tel: 519-252-9696
Fax: 519-252-7917
email: info@smflc.ca