October 23, 2018

Communicative Development Inventories (CDIs) are tools for measuring vocabulary size and growth. This checklist of words is a tool for assessing the development of receptive and productive vocabulary through parental report and is typically used with children aged from about 11 to 26 months.

Author: Hamilton, A., Plunkett, K., & Schafer, G
Source: Oxford University BabyLab
Estimated time to read: N/A

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June 14, 2018

Infants begin to learn words and what they mean well before they begin talking. They understand that the meanings of some words like car and stroller are more similar than others like car and juice.

This study reaffirms the importance of early parent-child interactions and treating your baby like a real conversational partner.

Author: Kara Manke
Source: Duke TODAY 
Estimated time to read: 04:00

Learn about socio-emotional developmental milestones and some activities and strategies parents can use with their child to help him or her begin to understand relationships, feelings, and self-control.