13-18 Month Milestones

Motor Milestones

  • Walks independently
  • Squats to pick up a toy
  • Stacks two objects

Sensory Milestones

  • Helps with getting dressed/undressed
  • Has a regular sleep schedule
  • Eats an increasing variety of foods

Communication Milestones

By 15 months:

  • May use 5-10 words
  • Combines sounds and gestures
  • Imitates simple words and actions
  • Consistently follows simple directions
  • Shows interest in pictures
  • Can identify 1-2 body parts when named
  • Understands 50 words

By 18 months:

  • Responds to questions
  • Repeats words overheard in conversation
  • Continues to produce speech-like babbling
  • Points at familiar objects and people in pictures
  • Understands “in” and “on”
  • Responds to yes/no questions with head shake/nod

Feeding Milestones

  • Increases variety of coarsely chopped table foods
  • Holds and drinks from a cup

 

This Milestones list is thanks to Pathways.org