Child & Family Development Child & Family Development

September 21, 2016

Speech & Language Milestones: 9-12 month olds


What speech and language skills should my 9-12 month old have?

  • reacts to others moods and changes in voice
  • tolerates short times without caregiver
  • shows off to get additional attention
  • may say first word

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.