Child & Family Development Child & Family Development

September 20, 2016

Speech & Language Milestones: 6-9 month olds


What speech and language skills should my 6-9 month old have?

  • Responds to “come here”
  • Begins to show separation anxiety/fear when away from parents
  • Prefers specific people
  • Strings vowels together when babbling 

Connect with a pediatric speech therapist at Child and Family Development to learn more about development. 

The Child and Family Development website contains a more detailed developmental chart and checklists from the CDC here.