Did you know children learn to use gestures, sounds, eye gaze, and facial expressions before they talk?
Research shows that early sounds and gestures predict language 2 years later.
As children watch and listen to others, they learn to imitate actions and words to share their ideas.
Research shows that the words children hear shape their vocabulary and drive their interest in learning.
Children are figuring out that things have names and learning many new words each week.
It is the growing repertoire of gestures that propels first words and launches the vocabulary burst.
Catch small delays early to prevent bigger delays later.