The stages of language development are the same among humans. From birth up to age five, children develop language at a very rapid pace.  In the first 12 months, babies develop many of the foundations that underpin speech and language development. Thus, language development in an individual child must be compared with norms rather than with other individual children.


In general girls develop language at a faster rate than boys. More than any other aspect of development, language development reflects the growth and maturation of the brain.

If you are concerned about your child's language development speak to your GP about a referral to Bright Start Speech Pathology.

Click here for red flags for language delay.

Contact us now to book an initial consultation.

Bright Start Speech Pathology
Ph: 1300 754 079
Fax: +613 8582 9746
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