Library Database : Communication & Mass Media Complete
Here are entered works which discuss from the linguistic or psycholinguistic viewpoint the process of the acquisition of the native language in children. Works which discuss child language in general or within an educational framework, including general characteristics and usage, are entered under "Children -- Language." [EPC]
Library Database: ERIC (EBSCOhost)
Development in the individual of his/her native language
Library Database : PsycINFO
The gradual expansion in complexity and meaning of symbols and sounds as perceived and interpreted by the individual through a maturational and learning process. Stages in development include babbling, cooing, word imitation with cognition, and use of short sentences.
The language and sounds expressed by a child at a particular maturational stage in development.