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Social / Emotional - Images & Video Clips

  • Points to show you something interesting Image
  • Puts hands out for you to wash them Image
  • Looks at a few pages in a book with you Image
  • Helps you dress him by pushing arm through sleeve or lifting up foot Video

Language / Communication - Images & Video Clips

  • Tries to say three or more words besides "mama" or "dada" Video
  • Follows one-step directions without any gestures, like giving you the toy when you say, "give it to me." Video

Cognitive - Images & Video Clips

  • Copies you doing chores, like sweeping with a broom Video
  • Plays with toys in a simple way, like pushing a toy car Image 1  Image 2

Movement / Physical Development - Images & Video Clips

  • Walks without holding on to anyone or anything Video
  • Scribbles Image
  • Drinks from a cup without a lid and may spill sometimes Image
  • Feeds their self with fingers Image
  • Tries to use a spoon Image
  • Climbs on and off a couch or chair without help Image

18 Month Old Checklist (English)

1 1/2 Year Checklist - PDF / Fillable

  • You can take printed Checklist with you and talk with your child's doctor at every well-child visit about the milestones your child has reached and what to expect next. 
  • Can also fill out same checklist on CDC Milestone Tracker App.

  • Your Child at 1.5 Years (18mths)

    Milestones matter! How your child plays, learns, speaks, acts, and moves offers important clues about his or her development. Check the milestones your child has reached by 18 months.
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  • YY - MM (year, full month)
  • What Most Children Do by this Age:

  • * It's Time for Developmental Screening!

    At 18 months, your child is due for general developmental screening and an autism screening, as recommended for all children by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Ask the doctor about your child's developmental screening.
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