The American Speech,Language and Hearing Association says that by age two, kids should beresponding to commands and interacting with others.
But often times, kids inpre-school are still quiet and hard to understand...so, we asked a licensedspeech and hearing pathologist...is there an age guideline for that?
"Parents who arearound them and used to listening to them all the time, should be able tounderstand 100% of what their kids are saying, otherwise, if not, then youmight want to take a look into calling a speech pathologist," says CarolynPerry, speech pathologist, TTUHSC.
Perry says you shouldstart searching for a speech pathologist when your child reaches four years ofage. She also suggests a coupled of excellent websites for parents.