Charlton Ear, Nose and Throat Associates

Childhood Milestones


A child’s first words are music to a parent’s ears, but how do you know if your child’s speech development is on track? While every child learns to speak at a different pace, there are general milestones that serve as a guide to normal speech and language development. These guidelines help specialists determine when a child might need help. For a list of speech and language developmental milestones for children ages birth to five years click here.