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What is the normal language development trajectory for a child?

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Dr. Roy Benaroch
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Upwards!

There will sometimes be little false starts, or sometimes a small step backwards as children learn new developmental skills, including language.
But the overall trajectory should be up and up. Any significant, sustained regression in any developmental area (that is, a big step backwards) should raise concern and prompt a medical evaluation.

In brief: Upwards!

There will sometimes be little false starts, or sometimes a small step backwards as children learn new developmental skills, including language.
But the overall trajectory should be up and up. Any significant, sustained regression in any developmental area (that is, a big step backwards) should raise concern and prompt a medical evaluation.
Dr. Roy Benaroch
Dr. Roy Benaroch
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral
1 doctor agrees

In brief: What age?

Social communication? Receptive and expressive language? Infant, toddler, or preschooler?

In brief: What age?

Social communication? Receptive and expressive language? Infant, toddler, or preschooler?
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Dr. Mika Hiramatsu
Pediatrics

In brief: Simiple milestones

Some simple milestones: 3-4 words at 18 months, 20 words at 2 years with 2 word phrases, simples phrases at 3 years, half-understandable to a stranger, 4 years - 75% understandable to a stranger, 5 years - fluent with a few dysfluencies, e.
g. "th".

In brief: Simiple milestones

Some simple milestones: 3-4 words at 18 months, 20 words at 2 years with 2 word phrases, simples phrases at 3 years, half-understandable to a stranger, 4 years - 75% understandable to a stranger, 5 years - fluent with a few dysfluencies, e.
g. "th".
Dr. Mika Hiramatsu
Dr. Mika Hiramatsu
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