The check-list aligns with the cultural importance of the first birthday of the child.
|12 month||18 month|
|The child clapping hands when asked to (without showing)||The child saying eight or more words|
|The child pushing her arm through a sleeve, while dressing||The child saying 2-3 words representing different ideas|
|The child picking a small object using pincer grip||The child walking downstairs with assistance|
|The child putting a toy down and then taking her hands off it|
Dr Samir Dalwai: “Disability is in the mind of the one who thinks of the other as disabled.”