Developmental Milestones: Is My Child Ready for Kindergarten?

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Preparing for kindergarten is about more than getting that first pair of gym shoes or new box of crayons. There are several communication developmental milestones that preschoolers and those kids entering kindergarten should reach in order to make those early education years as smooth as possible. Communication is comprised of three general tools:

  • Voice – the actual vocal sounds made when air moves from the lungs
  • Speech – talking by using coordination between muscles, the jaws, lips, and other parts of the oral region
  • Language – a common set of rules that let you express your ideas and feelings, and that can occur through writing, sign language, singing, speech, and non-verbal communication Continue reading