• Anderson School District One Child Find
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    Are you concerned about your child's development?

     Read below to learn typical milestones of development.

    Early Intervention may be the key to your child's success.

     Call for a screening appointment:  Laura Hammond  864-847-7344

    Other Developmental Resources:

    By 3 months, does your child...?
    • Follow moving objects with eyes
    • Turn head toward bright colors and lights
    • Move eyes together in same direction
    • Recognize breast or bottle
    • Respond to loud sounds
    • Make fists with both hands
    • Grasp rattles or hair
    • Wiggle and kick with legs and arms
    • Lift head and chest while on stomach
    • Smile
    • Make cooing sounds
    By 6 months, does your child...?
    • Turn towards source of normal sound
    • Reach for objects and pick them up
    • Roll from stomach to back
    • Transfer objects from one hand to other
    • Play with toes
    • Help hold bottle during feeding
    • Recognize familiar faces
    • Babble
    • Sit well while leaning on hands
    By 12 months, does your child...?
    • Get into sitting position
    •  Pull to a standing position
    • Crawl on hands and knees
    • Drink from a cup
    • Enjoy "peek-a-boo" and "patty cake"
    • Wave bye-bye
    • Hold out arms and legs while being dressed
    • Put objects into container
    • Have a 5 to 6 word vocabulary
    • Walk with help
    By 18 months, does your child...?
    • Like to pull, push and dump things
    • Follow simple directions like "bring the ball"
    • Pull off shoes, socks and mittens
    • Like to look at pictures
    • Feed self
    • Make marks on paper with crayons
    • Use 8 to 10 words that are understood
    • Walk without help
    • Step off low object and keep balance
    • Stack 3 blocks
    By 2 years, does your child...?
    • Use 2 to 3 word sentences
    • Say names of toys
    • Recognize familiar pictures
    • Carry an object while walking
    • Feed self with spoon
    • Play alone and independently
    • Turn 2 or 3 pages at a time
    • Like to imitate parents
    • Identify hair, eyes, ears and nose by pointing
    • Build tower of 5 blocks
    • Show affection
    By 3 years, does your child...?
    • Walk up steps alternating feet
    • Ride a tricycle
    • Put on shoes
    • Open door
    • Turn one page at a time
    • Play with other children for a few minutes
    • Repeat common rhymes
    • Use 3 to 5 word sentences
    • Name at least one color correctly
    • Use the toilet