Milestones for Babies by the End of 12 Months 1 Year

Milestones by the End of 12 months 1 year
Milestones for baby by the end of 12 months / 1 year 

Consider discussing with your child’s physician if one or more of the following are observed:

qDoes not crawl or creep on all fours
qDoes not babble
qDrags one side of body while crawling for a long period of time (more than 1 month)
qDoes not attempt to search for objects that are hidden while he/she watches
qDoes not take steps when hands are held
qDoes not stand while holding on furniture and cruise (walks while holding on to furniture)
qDoes not use gestures (e.g. pointing, waving, bye-bye)
qDoes not point to pictures/object or follow simple directions
qLack of self feeding
qIssues with feeding such as trouble or difficulty biting, chewing or swallowing
qDoes not have pincer grasp with both hands (holding object between thumb and pointer finger)
qDoes not appear to be able to help with dressing or undressing (e.g. extending arm through shirt)
qExperience a dramatic loss of skills he/she once had

A child in this age range would be referred to the Early Intervention Program. For more information contact your physician or the Public Health Department in your county:

Oswego County Health Services EI (315) 349-3500
Onondaga County Health Dept Special Svs (315) 435-3230
Jefferson County Community Services: (315) 785-3283
Lewis County Public Health Agency: (315) 376-5849
Madison County Public Health Department: (315) 366-2361
Oneida County Health Department: (315) 798-5249

You may request that Little Lukes coordinate the evaluation or provide Early Intervention services including speech therapy, occupational therapy or physical therapy.   Little Lukes is a leading provider of Early Intervention pediatric therapy services in Central New York including Syracuse, Oswego and Watertown areas.   Visit for information.