Posts Tagged ‘development’

Social and Emotional Development and Wellbeing of Infants

The optimal development of infants and young children is a priority. There is increasing recognition that fetal development and infancy are vital periods of very rapid physical, physiological, psychological, and neurological growth. This growth is reflected in the cognitive, physical, and social-emotional domains of early childhood development. Human development involves interactions among biological,…

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Teenage Development

In the early teenage years, there are a lot of changes: physical, emotional and social. During this time, teenage bodies, emotions, and identities change in different ways at different times. Physical changes For boys, physical changes usually start around 11-12 years – but any time between 9 and 14 years is normal. Physical changes include…

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Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a condition that affects a person’s ability to interact with the world around them. ASD is a neuro-developmental disability thought to have neurological or genetic causes (or both). The term ASD includes autism, Asperger’s syndrome and pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified (PPD-NOS). ASD affects around 1 in 100 to…

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Screening of Developmental Issues

What is a developmental delay? Skills such as smiling for the first time, waving “bye-bye” and taking the first step is called developmental milestones. Children reach milestones in crawling, learning, playing, speaking, moving, behaving, and walking. When your child does not reach these milestones at the same time as other children the same age is…

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Child Stages of Development

Child development is a child’s ability to learn and master skills called milestones as he gets older. A milestone in child development is a skill that a child learns at a specific stage of development. The acquisition of milestones occurs in a certain sequence in the areas of mental, physical, and emotional abilities. A child…

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The First Five Years – Early Child Development

The first five years of a child’s life are vital for development. The experiences youngsters have in these years help them form the adults they’re going to become. Over anything else, your relationship along with your kid shapes the manner your kid develops and learn. About early child development. Development is the term used to…

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