Lifespan Development Disorders: Definition and Perspectives


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Which of the following is NOT true about lifespan development disorders?

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1. Which of these is NOT a lifespan development disorder?

2. What type of developmental delays do people with autism and Asperger's syndrome have?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your understanding of the many developmental disorders people have and views regarding human development. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding the characteristics of lifespan development disorders as well as knowing the many types of these disorders.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Characteristics of development disorders
  • Types of development disorders
  • Developmental delays by those with autism and Asperger's syndrome
  • The current theory of human development
  • What timeframe development includes

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use the knowledge you've gained to answer questions about the various developmental disorders
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related characteristics of lifespan development disorders lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases and terms, such as lifespan development and autism

Additional Learning

To learn more about these disorders, review the corresponding lesson called Lifespan Development Disorders: Definition and Perspectives. This lesson will help you:

  • Know what human development is
  • Understand major disorders people have and their characteristics
  • Appreciate the historical approaches to development disorders
  • Describe the shift from historical to current understanding of disorders