Speech and language: Typical development for age groups

Guidance for parents

Here are some resources to give you an idea of what you might expect a child to be doing in their communication development according to their age.

If you want to know what you can do to help your child move on to their next steps or are concerned about their communication development, have a chat with your health visitor or Early years setting, and take a look at what you can do to support a child/young person's speech, language or communication development.

If you think a referral is needed, you can find more information on how to refer a child or young person to Speech and Language Therapy?

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