6 Years

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What to expect

6 Years

At six years old a child following the normal developmental pattern should have acquired the following:


  • Developing reading skills.
  • Precise and detailed drawings.
  • Ability to describe why an object differs from another.
  • Developing mathematical skills.
  • May have the ability to write independently.

Play and social

  • Stubborn and more demanding may be less sociable.
  • Eager to try new experiences.
  • Being part of a gang may be important.
  • May be argumentative with friends.

Eating, drinking and swallowing

  • Has the same diet as the rest of their family

If you are concerned about any aspect of your child's speech and language development and would like to arrange an appointment with one of our speech and language therapists, please email office@slt.co.uk or call 0330 0885 643.

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Next steps

To speak to a Speech and Language Therapist or to book an appointment, call us on 0161 883 0111 or email office@slt.co.uk


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