Development from 12 months to three years
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From 12 months to three years, children are energetic in their movements and in their language acquisition. Some of the key areas of development are two-word combinations and using verbs in their conversation. From 12 months, babies are beginning to walk, run and starting to climb. They become more inquisitive as their world widens, giving them opportunities to learn names for their movement and increasing their vocabulary as they encounter new experiences. Children begin to say their first words around 15 months and start to combine words at around 24 months, including verbs in their vocabulary. This rapid development needs constant monitoring as children can start to fall back in their development if there are not quality interactions and age-appropriate resources evident. A study by J. M. Rudolph and L. B. Leonard in early language milestones examined combinations, and whether delays in these milestones predicted later language problems.