American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Resources

Parent friendly, easy to read developmental charts for ages birth through five.

Speech/Articulation refers to the use of various articulators (lips, tongue, teeth, etc.) to produce individual sounds. 

Language refers to the comprehension and use of verbal and nonverbal means to communicate our wants/needs. It includes word meaning (semantics), word order (syntax), and word use (pragmatics) among other components.

Communication Development Kindergarten through Fifth Grade