Speech and language: Typical development for age groups

Guidance for practitioners

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

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

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