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Milestones In Action : By One Year

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Is shy or nervous with strangers

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This child is nervous and does not want to go to the woman she doesn't know. This is a 1-year social/emotional milestone.

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Cries when mom or dad leaves

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The little boy in this video cries when his mom leaves, a 1-year social/emotional milestone.

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Has favorite things

Has favorite things

Has favorite things

Has favorite things

Description

This series of 3 photos shows a little girl with her favorite toy in various places. Having favorite things is a 1-year social/emotional milestone.

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Has favorite people

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The little girl in this video walks around holding hands with a little boy, who is one of her favorite people. Having favorite people is a 1-year social/emotional milestone.

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Shows fear in some situations

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This little boy shows he is afraid of the big dog toy by not getting close  and even turning his back to it. Showing fear in some situations is a  1-year social/emotional milestone.

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Hands you a book when he wants to hear a story

Hands you a book when he wants to hear a story

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This image shows a child handing a book to an adult in order to hear a story,  a 1-year social/emotional milestone.

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Repeats sounds or actions to get attention

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In this video, the little boy makes noises and pushes the ball to get attention. Repeating sounds or actions to get attention is a 1-year social/emotional milestone.

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Puts out arm or leg to help with dressing

Puts out arm or leg to help with dressing

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In this image, a child is putting out his arm to help get his shirt on, a 1-year social/emotional milestone.

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Plays games such as peek-a-boo and pat-a-cake
 
Plays games such as peek-a-boo and pat-a-cake

Plays games such as “peek-a-boo” and “pat-a-cake”

Description

In these 2 images, a child is playing peek-a-boo with an adult, a 1-year social/emotional milestone. In image 1 of 2, the child's face is covered with a blanket. In image 2 of 2, the blanket has been removed, and the child and adult are laughing.

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Responds to simple spoken requests

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This little boy responds to the request, "Give me the book." This is a 1-year language/communication milestone.

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Uses simple gestures, like shaking head “no” or waving “bye-bye”

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The little girl in the first part of this video waves "bye bye", and the little girl in the second part shakes her head "no".  Using simple gestures like these is a 1-year language/communication milestone.

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Makes sounds with changes in tone (sounds more like speech)

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This little boy sounds like he's talking, but he's not using words yet. Making sounds in this way is a 1-year language/communication milestone.

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Says “mama” and “dada” and exclamations like “uh-oh!”

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The little boy in this video says "uh oh" when his blocks fall over, a 1-year language/communication milestone.

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Tries to say words you say

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This little boy tries to copy his mom as she says "Dante" (the name of his dog). Trying to say words you say is a 1-year language/communication milestone.

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Explores things in different ways, like shaking, banging, throwing

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This little girl explores her toys in different ways, shaking and banging them. This activity is a 1-year cognitive (learning, thinking, problem-solving) milestone.

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Finds hidden things easily

Finds hidden things easily

Finds hidden things easily

Finds hidden things easily

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These 3 images show a child finding a hidden object easily, a 1-year cognitive (learning, thinking, problem-solving) milestone. In image 1 of 3, the child begins to move the blanket. In image 2 of 3, the item is partially uncovered. In image 3 of 3, the child has uncovered the toy.

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Looks at the right picture or thing when it’s named

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This little boy finds the dog when told to. Looking at the right picture or thing when named is a 1-year cognitive (learning, thinking, problem-solving) milestone.

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Copies gestures

Copies gestures

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This child in this image is  watching a woman and copying her gestures, a 1-year cognitive (learning, thinking, problem-solving) milestone.

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Starts to use things correctly; for example, drinks from a cup, brushes hair

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This little girl knows how to use a cup correctly, a 1-year cognitive (learning, thinking, problem-solving) milestone.

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Bangs two things together

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By banging her toys together, this little girl is showing a 1-year cognitive (learning, thinking, problem-solving) milestone.

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Puts things in a container, takes things out of a container

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In this video, a little girl shows a 1-year cognitive (learning, thinking, problem-solving) milestone by putting her toy in the bucket and taking it back out.

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Lets things go without help

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In this video, the little girl is able to let go of her toys by herself. Letting things go without help is a 1-year cognitive (learning, thinking, problem-solving) milestone.

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Pokes with index (pointer) finger

Pokes with index (pointer) finger

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This little girl is poking the piano keys with her index finger, a 1-year cognitive (learning, thinking, problem-solving) milestone.

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Follows simple directions like “pick up the toy”

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This little boy follows the simple direction, "Put it on top." This is a 1-year cognitive (learning, thinking, problem-solving) milestone.

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Gets to a sitting position without help

Gets to a sitting position without help

Gets to a sitting position without help

Gets to a sitting position without help

Gets to a sitting position without help

Description

These 4 images show a little girl in the various positions needed to get into a sitting position. Getting to this position with no help is a 1-year movement/physical development milestone.

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Pulls up to stand, walks holding on to furniture (“cruising”)

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The little boy in this video walks holding onto the table (called "cruising), a 1-year movement/physical development milestone.

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May take a few steps without holding on

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The child in this video shows a 1-year movement/physical development milestone by taking a few steps without holding on.

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May stand alone

May stand alone

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In this image, a young child is standing without holding on to anything. "May stand alone" is a 1-year, movement/physical development milestone.

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