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Developmental Milestones & Abnormalities - Chapter Summary
In this chapter, we've provided you with a series of lessons on developmental abnormalities and milestones. Watch short videos on DAP and the causes of developmental abnormalities in children. After completing this chapter, you should be ready to:
- Discuss developmental milestones in children
- Identify the causes of developmental delays in children
- Outline the effects of developmental abnormalities on learning
- Detail the twelve principles of child development and learning
To help you prepare for an exam, we've created a series of short lessons that you can access with your smartphone, tablet or computer. The lesson quizzes and chapter tests serve as a method for checking your preparedness ahead of test day. Our videos feature helpful video tabs that allow you to quickly and easily navigate the videos as needed.
1. What Are Developmental Milestones in Children? - Table, Definition & Examples
Developmental milestones are an important way for anyone working with children to measure their developmental progress in several important areas. Learn four key areas to assess, the main milestones from three months of age to five years and test your knowledge with quiz questions.
2. What Is a Developmental Delay in Children? - Definition, Causes & Symptoms
Some children do not reach specific developmental milestones, such as walking or talking, within the normal age range. Learn more about the different types of developmental delays, their causes, and symptoms.
3. Developmental Abnormalities in Children: Effects & Impacts on Learning
Developmental abnormalities in children have an impact on their learning and social skills. Examine an example in this lesson that will help you learn about the importance of early intervention.
4. DAP: Twelve Principles of Child Development & Learning
The National Association for the Education of Young Children has put forth 12 principles of child development and learning. This lesson will review these principles and provide examples of how they can be applied in education.
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