Your child’s first words are a momentous occasion. Learning to speak is one of many milestones that parents take great pride in documenting. Children develop at different rates which means some may say their first words much later than others. In most cases, a child missing one or two milestones isn’t a big deal. Children start to say simple words when they are ready to do so. The main question is, how do you know when to start being concerned. Speech therapy for toddlers may be a good way to get them started on the right track.