As a parent or guardian, you are your child’s first and most important teacher. One important point to remember – a child learns more in the first 3 years of life, than at any other time. Every moment of every day is a learning experience.
Louisiana’s Birth to Five Early Learning & Development Standards (ELDS)
Inclusive Services for Special Needs Children
Milestones develop in a sequential fashion so this means that a child will need to develop some skills before he or she can develop new skills. Each milestone that a child acquires builds on the last milestone developed. To find out more information about age-appropriate developmental milestones click on a specific age below.
- First 6 Weeks
- 1½ to 3 Months
- 3 to 6 Months
- 6 to 9 Months
- 9 to 12 Months
- 1 to 2 Years
- 2 to 3 Years
- 3 to 5 Years
- 5 to 7 Years
Early Childhood Resources
NAEYC for Families – the world’s largest organization working on behalf of young children
Quality Start Child Care Rating System: A Louisiana Initiative