12 - 24 MONTHS
A child can usually..
Follow simple instructions
Point to requested body parts when named
Identify familiar objects
Point to pictures in familiar books
Understand some simple language concepts, such as when something is 'in' or 'on' something
Plays with toys appropriately and engages in play
Responds to simple 'wh' questions, for example, "where is the baby?"
Responds to simple commands, for example, "no" and "stop"
Says around 50-200 words
Imitates most common words and actions
Can engage in appropriate pretend play using objects
Starts using 'my' and 'mine'
Puts two words together, for example, "car go"
Uses correct tone of voice when asking a question
Can use most vowels and various consonants
Speech is 50-75% intelligible to strangers