• ASHA’s Developmental Milestones: Communication (Hearing, Speech, and Language)

    How do communication skills develop in young children? What should parents and caregivers expect to see in their child by age, from birth to five years?

    Lemmietta McNeilly, PhD, CCC-SLP, ASHA Chief Staff Officer for Speech-Language Pathology, shares important information about ASHA’s new communication milestones and how they should be used by families—including when they should consider seeking help from an audiologist or speech-language pathologist.

    View ASHA’s milestones checklists.

    Additional Resources:

    Communication Milestones

    Hearing Loss in Children

    Child Speech and Language

    Identify the Signs