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Factors in Childhood Development - Chapter Summary
Use the lessons in this chapter to go over the social, physical and emotional factors that impact childhood development. These lessons focus on the development of skills in infants and young children. You will also learn how abusive relationships, proper socialization and even chronic illnesses can all play a part in childhood development. Once you have completed your review of this chapter, you should be able to:
- Recognize the impact of healthy and unhealthy family relationships on childhood development
- Identify milestones in childhood development
- Discuss the main physical, social and emotional skills developed in childhood
- Examine the effects of physical disabilities on child development
- Define social norms and their impacts on development from infancy to adulthood
You will get simple instruction from a professional with a background in the field of childhood development, who will review key term definitions and present examples to support the narrative. A timeline feature allows you to jump to those topics in the video where you feel you need the most review. Accompanying quizzes reveal your proficiency in this material.
1. The Impact of Abuse and Neglect on Child Growth & Development
A healthy family relationship can contribute positively to the growth and development of a child. Unfortunately, unhealthy and abusive relationships do occur. This lesson will describe characteristics of abusers and the impact of abuse on a child's growth and development.
2. 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.
3. Developmental Skills for Children: Milestones, Definition & Examples
You will learn about the social/emotional, language, cognitive, and physical milestones for young children through age 5. Test your knowledge at the end of the lesson with a quiz.
4. Chronic Illness & Physical Disabilities: Effects on Human Development
What are chronic illnesses and physical disabilities? How do these conditions impact both the individual and society? Learn the answers to these questions in this lesson and test your knowledge with a quiz at the end.
5. What Are Social Norms? Definition & Examples in Infants, Children & Adults
In this lesson, you will gain an understanding of social norms and define related terms. You will also examine the effects of social norms in infants, children, adolescents, and adults.
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