Pediatric developmental Chart
This developmental informational chart will help you determine if your child might benefit from receiving
Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy or Speech
Therapy. Listed are a few skills that your child should have at this age.
13 - 18 months (1 - 1½ years)
Gross Motor: Physical Therapy
- Walks alone (14 months)
- Maintains balance in kneeling position
- Stands up independantly from the floor / squat to pick up item from the floor and return to stand
- Goes upstairs on hands and knees
- Walks backward several steps (18 months)
- Goes downstairs on hand and knees backwards or bumps on seat (16 months)
- Walks up stairs with 1 hand support, stepping with both feet on step (16 months)
Fine Motor: Occupational Therapy
- Builds block tower
- Spontaneous scribbles
- Cups that fit inside each other
- Stringing of single bead
- Vertical (up and down) drawing strokes
Speech and Language: Speech Therapy
- Uses Inflection with jargon speech
- Some repitition of words
- Uses all vowels (A, E, I, O, U) and consonants in jargon
- Does not make sounds at the beginning and end of words
- Basically hard to understand with exception of few words
- Follows simple one step commands
- Identifies two or more objects or pictures from a group
- Uses 3 to 20 words
- Says "all gone"
- Asks for "more"
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