By now your child will be speaking in sentences and easily understood by people other than family members. Their speech and language skills are rapidly developing:
Outings to the shops, the zoo or museum or bushwalks are also great activities for learning, as you can describe what you are seeing.
Where to go for help
Ask your Child and Family Health Nurse to check your child. They may refer you to a speech pathologist and/or suggest a hearing test. If your child has had frequent ear infections then it’s advisable to have their hearing checked.
Chapter 3 Growing Up