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Completing the Talking Tots speech and language development checklist.

Speech and Language Checklist

Select your child's age from the links below then check off the features your child demonstrates consistently in everyday speech.

The 4 year old child should:

  • Use sentences of 4 to 5 words
  • Begin to use complex sentences
  • Use contractions such as, "it's" or "there's"
  • Ask "who," "why" and "how" questions
  • Be understood 90 to 100 % of the time
  • Consistently say "k," "g," "y" and starting to use "s," and "sh"
  • Understand "in front" and "in back of"
  • Follow instructions with 3 parts