Speech development, 34 months

by Mischa
(Milford, Ma)

How clearly should a 34 month-old be speaking. Should any of their speech be intelligible to a stranger? Is speech made up of mostly babble still appropriate? Is speech made up of grunts still appropriate?

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Feb 06, 2020
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by: Bridget

This is a great and common question!

By 3 years old, a child should be about 80% intelligible. For more information, check out


Speech Development Charts.


This page also lists which sounds should be mastered by various ages.

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by: Bridget

This is a great and common question!

By 3 years old, a child should be about 80% intelligible. For more information, check out

https://www.speechtherapytalk.com/speech-development-milestones.html

This page also lists which sounds should be mastered by various ages.

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