Speech and Language Development Milestones – 5 years old

Year Level: Foundation

This milestone poster/sheet details the speech and language developmental milestones for 5 year olds.

Designed by speech and language pathologists, the speech and language milestone sheets provide a list of typical milestones that should be attained by specific ages. In the event that a child is not demonstrating what is expected for their age, it is recommended that a speech pathologist is consulted. The sheets also include specific causes for concern and suggestions for parents within the home.

While PLD no longer offers a clinic, the following download may be useful when seeking specific information from the school or the early childhood service for the speech pathologist: Observations of a student to accompany a referral to a Speech Pathologist. 

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Additional parent education playlists are located at: https://www.youtube.com/user/pldliteracy/playlists

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