Observe interactions during daily routines.
No elicitation needed.
The infant uses jargon with a rising inflection or one word with a rising inflection (e.g., “Milk?” meaning “Can I have some milk?”)
Help parents recognize the rising intonation and that this indicates the child is asking a question that needs a response. Parents should not ignore attempts at communication, as this shuts the child down.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015
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