some would be OK training early like that . no problem.
other's would not
and Mainsteam people it would be cruel, cause they'd be hitting or yelling at their kids for making 'mistakes', so that'd be a bad thing.
gentle parenting. you could teach early. IF your child is ready. yours sounds ready.
i always try around 18 months, 24 months, and 2 1/2 yrs old..........
and mine have NEVER been ready until 2 1/2 yrs.
but, mine dont do a lot of talking...