Vocabulary & Speech
|Age||Non-ASL Child||ASL Child|
|6-8 months||-||Signs first word|
|9 months||Understands simple words (mom & dad)||Signs up to 75 signs|
|10 months||Says first word||Understands signed phrases|
|12 months||One or more real words spoken||Real words spoken
Signs 2-3 word phrases
Can sit & watch a picture book signed
|18 months||Understands simple phrases
Says 20-50 words
Uses 2 word phrases
|Says 30-70 words
Uses 2-5 word phrases
Looks at picture book with Mom
|24 months||Says at least 150 words
Can sit & listen to a picture book
|Says at least 150 words
Can understand everything that is said
|3-5 years||Can understand everything that is said
Says 1000-2000 words
Knows 10 Letters
|Says 1000-2000 Words
Reads a picture book with a little help
Knows all the Letters
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