Developmental milestones are behaviors or physical skills seen in infants and children as they grow and develop. Developmental milestones are things most children (75% or more) can do by a certain age, such as how they play, learn, speak, act and move.
Typical developmental milestones fall into these categories:
Social & Emotional
You can download the PDF here to look at the developmental milestones at age 2, 4, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 24, 30, 36, 48 and 60 months. You can also use a screening tool such as the Ages & Stages Questionnaires® (ASQ), shown below.
Ages & Stages Questionnaires® Free, Parent Friendly Developmental Screenings for children ages 2 months to 5 years. Available in English and Spanish. This screening can be completed by scheduling Zoom appointment, by requesting a paper copy, or downloading the Sparkler App. Find more information here.
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