Developmental Milestones for Children Ages Birth to Three Years Old

Written by:Lilya Popovetsky, MA Early Childhood Special Education, SDA, CAS

Every child grows differently and there are variations of what is considered developmentally “within normal limits”.However, there are specific milestones that all children should reach by certain ages. It is important to note that this outline is based on chronological ages. If a child is premature, the information can be applied to their adjusted age.This article will briefly outline a typical child’s development from birth to three years old, across all developmental domains:cognitive, social-emotional, self help (adaptive skills), and motor development (both gross motor and fine motor). Continue reading