CLA stages of child development

Vegetative
Sounds of discomfort or reflexive actions (0-4 months)
1 of 8
Cooing
Open-mouthed vowel sounds e.g. "ah","ooh" (4-7 months)
2 of 8
Babbling
Repeated patterns of vowel+consonant sounds e.g. "goo goo" (6-12 months)
3 of 8
Proto-words
Words that sound like words but no-one else can understand e.g. "beddich" = breakfast (9-12 months)
4 of 8
Holophrastic
One-word phase (9-18 months)
5 of 8
Two-word
Two-word combinations (18-24 months)
6 of 8
Telegraphic
Multi-word phase (24-36 months)
7 of 8
Post-telegraphic
More grammatically complex combinations (36+ months)
8 of 8

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Card 2

Front

Open-mouthed vowel sounds e.g. "ah","ooh" (4-7 months)

Back

Cooing

Card 3

Front

Repeated patterns of vowel+consonant sounds e.g. "goo goo" (6-12 months)

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

Words that sound like words but no-one else can understand e.g. "beddich" = breakfast (9-12 months)

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

One-word phase (9-18 months)

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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