It is natural to feel worried if your child seems to be late to talk or not talking very much compared to children of the same age.
Children develop and learn to talk at different rates – some more slowly or quickly than others. However, there are key milestones to look out for and it can help parents to know how talking develops, what happens and when.
You can download our useful summary which shows how a typical child develops speech and language. If you need any advice or support about your child’s talking and understanding, please contact our Helpline for parents.
Speech and Language Development Milestones - Early Years (242.8 KiB, 9,843 hits)