Source: Center on the Developing Child (Harvard University)
This article provides information regarding “serve and return” which is the back and forth interaction between adults and children that helps build a strong foundation in a child’s brain for all future learning and development.
This 7-minute video by Lisa Shulman, M.D., uses video of babies and toddlers to show the communication milestones expected in typically developing children. She also discusses what parents should do if they suspect their child is developmentally delayed.
Source: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
This page offers a free download for the Understanding Children: Language Development document. This document aims to help care givers learn typical language skills and how to nurture those skills in age categories from newborns up to age six.