Milestones that Matter Most: 7-8 Months

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Language


Gestures & Meanings


I can use my hands to take things and move my body toward what interests me.


Language

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Using Actions with Objects


I can grasp, hold, bang, mouth, and let go of objects to explore how they work.

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Social Interaction


Social Attention


I notice you, look at you often, and can easily shift my attention to you when you talk or gesture.

Social Interaction

Emotional Regulation


Sharing & Managing Emotions


I can smile, laugh, and use my voice when I’m happy.

Emotional Regulation

Self-Directed Learning


Understanding Messages


I can use different actions and sounds that show I anticipate what will happen next.

Self-Directed Learning

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