Learning to talk is one of the most important skills that children will develop. It enables them to make friends, learn about the world around them and can help them achieve at school. The adults around the child help to build and shape their brain which will have huge benefits now and in the future. Playing, listening, and chatting with children can help them learn to talk.
Here you will find top tips and advice to help develop your little one's talking.
Learning to Talk - What to Expect
Learning to talk takes time and all children develop at their own pace. The following links offer a guide about what to expect with children's understanding, talking and social interaction at different ages. If you would like more help and support to develop your child's language, please talk to your health visitor or the local speech and language team.
Learning to Talk 9 months [331kb]
Learning to Talk 12 months [3Mb]
Learning to Talk 18 months [3Mb]
Learning to Talk 24 months [3Mb]
Learning to Talk 2 1/2 years [3Mb]
Learning to Talk 3 years [3Mb]
Learning to Talk 4 years [3Mb]
Top Tips for Learning to Talk