Risk Alert Expressive Language
Dr. Deborah Fein explains the forms of expressive communication that children use and how the lack of these communicative efforts may indicate a child is at risk.
"In the first half of the first year they may be cooing, making vowel sounds, crying, vocalizing. But really in the second half of the first year, they should start to be babbling by which we mean putting consonants and vowels together...sounds almost like an adult is talking except that it's just babbling."
— Deborah Fein PhD