North Carolina Early Learning and Development Progressions: Birth to Five

Domain: NC Foundations for Early Learning: Language Development and Communication (LDC)

Subdomain: Learning to Communicate

Goal: Children respond to and use a growing vocabulary.

Skill Progression: Respond to and use a growing vocabulary

Age: 1-2 Months

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Knows familiar people

Situations for Observation of Skill

Observe the child interacting with his parents.

Elicitation Strategy

No elicitation needed.

Behavior Observed

The infant stares at parent’s eyes and mouth.

Routines-based Intervention (Embedded Instruction)

It is important for parents to spend time talking to the child face-to-face. Stop for a while when the infant turns away to give him time to regroup.

 North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015

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