What your child should understand:

  • Points to body parts when named

  • Points to pictures in a book when named

  • Follows more complex directions with concepts “in, on, up, down“

  • Understands simple questions (e.g. “What’s this?” or “Where’s your shoe?”)

What your child should be saying:

  • Has 50 -200 true words by age 2

  • Beginning to put two words together (e.g. “no juice”)

  • Begins asking simple 1-2 word questions (e.g. “What’s that?”)

  • Responds to simple questions using single words or gestures (i.e. head nod or pointing)