Q:  What are typical child development milestones?
A:  Developmental milestones are skills which most children tend to accomplish by a certain age.  Please note that all children develop at their own pace.  Your child may have skills scattered throughout different age levels.  These lists are not meant to be used as diagnostic tools.  They are meant to reference ages at which most typically developing children gain these skills.

Milestone Moments is a helpful resource from the Centers for Disease Control’s Child Development page.  Click on the links below for more information.

Milestone Moments English
Milestone Moments Spanish

Q:  What does the term “special needs” mean?
A:  Children with special needs is a broad term used to describe children who may have multiple risk factors, specialized health care needs such as asthma, mental or emotional health concerns, severe allergies, communication disorders, physical disabilities and/or cognitive disabilities.

Q:  How do I know if my child has a communication disorder or a possible hearing loss? 
A:  Learn about the signs of a possible communication disorder or hearing loss by checking out the link below.

Identify the Signs of Communication Disorders 

Q:  Who do I call if I have concerns about my child?
A:  The age of your child and where you live will affect which agencies you should call if you have concerns about your child’s development. Please click on the following link to determine which agency you should call.

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