Resources Tagged With: developmental milestones

Learn More About Your Child’s Development: Developmental Monitoring and Screening [downloadable]

Developmental milestones (how a child plays, learns, speaks, acts, or moves)are things most children can do by a certain age. All young children need both developmental monitoring and developmental screening to help you and your child’s doctor, teachers, and other providers know if your child’s development is on track. Read more ›

Delayed Speech or Language Development

As with other skills and milestones, the age at which kids learn language and start talking can vary. Knowing a bit about speech and language development can help parents figure out if there’s cause for concern. Read more ›

3 Early Signs of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Many children on the autism spectrum may show developmental differences during their infant and toddlers years, especially in social and language skills. Read more ›

Understanding Sensory Integration

Sensory integration is an essential part of your development — it helps define everything from the way you see and hear things in the world, to the way that your body exists in space and more. Yet, research suggests that anywhere from 5% to 16.5% of people experience sensory processing challenges, especially in those with conditions like autism spectrum disorder. Read more ›

Does Your Child Have a Language Delay?

Your child may have a language delay if they don’t meet the language developmental milestones for their age. Their language abilities may be developing at a slower rate than most children’s. They may have trouble expressing themselves or understanding others. Their delay may involve a combination of hearing, speech, and cognitive impairments. Read more ›

Speech and Language Development

Speech and language is an essential part of any child’s development. Language development impacts your child’s social interactions, behavior and academic skills. Read more ›

Language Delays in Toddlers: Information for Parents

Your baby is able to communicate with you long before they speak a single word! Learn how children communicate and what to do when there are concerns about delays in development. Read more ›

Language Delays in Young Children

A lack of socialization over the past two years has a lot of parents worried about their children’s language development. In fact, one of the most viewed articles in our online Resource Library right now focuses on speech delays in young children during COVID. How do we know when our kids should be progressing from first words to full sentences? Have masks and social distancing affected typical language development? Where should we turn if we’re concerned? Read more ›

Speech Development During the Pandemic

Because of the pandemic, many kids that should have started preschool in the fall are now at home. While it’s a great opportunity to spend extra time with family, kids risk losing some of the language development that they get from being around their peers. Read more ›

Concerned About Your Child’s Development? [downloadable] [web resource]

As a parent, you know your child best. If your child is not meeting the milestones for his or her age, or if you think there could be a problem with the way your child plays, learns, speaks, acts, and moves talk to your child’s doctor and share your concerns. Don’t wait. Acting early can make a real difference! Read more ›

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