North Carolina Early Learning and Development Progressions: Birth to Five

Domain: NC Foundations for Early Learning: Cognitive Development (CD)

Subdomain: Social Connections

Goal: Children demonstrate knowledge of relationships and roles within their own families, homes, and communities.

Skill Progression: Demonstrates knowledge of relationships and roles

Age: 15-18 Months

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Vocalizes to parents from a distance

Situations for Observation of Skill

Observe the child with the parent and peers.

Elicitation Strategy

No elicitation needed.

Behavior Observed

While playing the child will vocalize or talk to the parent from a distance, showing objects or pointing things out.

Routines-based Intervention (Embedded Instruction)

Play dates are a good way to encourage the development of social skills. The child is now able to move away from the parent and expand interactions to peers and other adults.

 North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015

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