Speech and Language Development
Milestones of Language Development
Review these milestones of hearing, understanding and talking to see if your infant, toddler or preschool age child is delayed in his language development.
Late Talkers and Essential Fatty Acids
Review how to give your child who is a late talker supplements of essential fatty acids, such as DHA and ARA.
Find A Speech Therapist
This on-line directory contains valuable information about thousands of programs that employ audiologists and speech-language pathologists who hold the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).
American Speech Language Hearing Association
Information about swallowing, speech and language development and disorders, including articles about the difference between language and speech, a chart of developmental milestones, and age-appropriate suggestions for encouraging language development.
Baby's First Words
A photo of a baby's first words, which are usually mama or dada, and which you may hear for the first time when your baby is six to nine months old. Your baby won't use those words more specifically or correctly until she is seven to 13 months old though.
Get help and support for your late talking child. Includes a comprehensive index of speech development topics, including how to get your child evaluated by a speech therapist, therapy techniques and things you can do at home to encourage your child to talk more. Plus message boards and discussion lists to talk with other parents of delayed speech.
Information about speech delays from a certified speech language pathologist. Includes a description of milestones, talking tips and a message forum to talk with other parents.
Speech Delays in Children
A discussion of the treatment of speech delay in children, risk factors and a listing of speech and language milestones.
Speech and Developmental Delays Page
Useful information about speech and developmental delays, including 'useful information such as developmental milestones, acronyms, links, and mailing lists for parents on speech delays, developmental delays and special ed.'