Other healthcare systems, such as Kids Health, suggested that most 18-month-olds are saying 20 words, pointing to a number of pictures in books when asked, pointing to objects and people in … His doctor just said bring him back in 3 months … My daughter is going to turn 21 months in 2 weeks and I’m a little concerned with her talking. Rice, M. L., Taylor, C. L., & Zubrick, S.R. 16 month old son not talking at all - worried . Most children have learned to say at least one word by the time they're 12 months old, and it's unusual for a child to not be speaking at all by 18 months. Language outcomes of 7-year-old children with or without a history of late language emergence at 24 months. Guest Posted on 28-02-2011 at 9.39PM . does not seem to be pointing at anything. he has still not spoken his 1st word, not even mamma, pappa. Babies later diagnosed with autism are slower to start babbling and do less of it once they get started than typical babies do, reports a study published 31 January in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.Because delays in babbling are rare, this could serve as an early marker of autism. She had not spoken any words yet but makes lots of babbling sounds. Around 4 to 6 months, your baby's sighs will give way to babbling. He started walking early. She doesn’t talk. After the second birthday, there is usually an explosion in vocabulary and the use of more complex sentences. 16 month old autism? Mixed Results For Late-talking Toddlers. I'm not a child development expert, but I know my cousin really didn't talk until she was 2-2.5 years old. 2011. 16 Month Old Not Talking. In subsequent months, they begin to string words together into toddler sentences. Hi Emma Don't worry too much keep talking to him and reading books etc. Some kids just listen and then when they start talking, they're much farther ahead than others. ScienceDaily. He does seem to respond to his name and babbles. My son just turned 2 years old. But he does not seem to be interacting much..no real words yet. 0 0. Web. 0 Like this post Log in Add an account. She is VERY smart; she knows exactly what you are talking about; she’ll follow simple and not so simple instructions, but she doesn’t talk! If it sounds even remotely close to a real word, say yes and the proper name for the word (ie the word is milk and he says mu, say yes, milk or oh the milk). (2008). But although it's not typical, your child's situation is not necessarily cause for great concern, either. I currently run a day home and I have a little girl who i'm fairly certain is autistic. He has anywhere from 40-50 words he uses. 16 May 2008. She does not have much interest in playing with the other children, unless we're outside. You'll hear back-of-the-tongue consonant sounds, such as g and k, and lip sounds m, … 16 month old...not talking yet: Hi... my son just turned 16 months. Source(s): https://shrink.im/a9eLK. ... My 19 month old doesn't say anything either, just babbling. Then she just started coming out with full sentences. Looking for some advice, not sure if this is the right spot. : Hi all. Use this list of milestones and signs of possible delay when considering whether your little one's speech is progressing normally. Anonymous. 10 Jun. And he is still picking up words. My son was about 18 months old when he started and didn't stop! ... Just listen very closely to his babble. Telethon Institute for Child Health Research (2008, May 16). However he not putting two words together yet, unless you count bye bye as one. Don99fnm. However he follows directions really well and listens well. Just a thought. 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