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Ch 6: Human Development & Disability Identification & Impact

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Enhance your preparations for an upcoming test by taking advantage of the short lessons, mini quizzes and practice exam in this chapter. These study resources can effectively boost your knowledge of human development and the impact and identification of disabilities.

Human Development & Disability Identification & Impact - Chapter Summary

Our instructors have developed fantastic lessons you can access anytime to improve your understanding of human development, motivation and factors that impact development, learning and special education. Review these lessons to study the stages of language development, factors that influence growth and development, theories of human growth and development, and more. When finished, you should be able to:

  • Describe stages of human development from infancy to late adulthood
  • Define social, cognitive and emotional development
  • Share the meaning and examples of physical development
  • Differentiate between developmental, cognitive, social cognitive, behavioral and constructivist perspectives
  • List factors that impact the identification process in special education
  • Explain how disabilities impact the self and others across a life span
  • Detail how family systems affect people with disabilities

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10 Lessons in Chapter 6: Human Development & Disability Identification & Impact
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Human Growth and Development Theories

1. Human Growth and Development Theories

This lesson will give you an overview of the major human development theories. You will briefly examine their strengths and weaknesses and meet a few key figures from each theory.

Human Development Stages From Infancy to Late Adulthood

2. Human Development Stages From Infancy to Late Adulthood

Human development is a process that continues throughout our lives. This lesson will take a look at the progression of human development from infancy to late adulthood with all the stages in between.

What are Cognitive, Social, and Emotional Development?

3. What are Cognitive, Social, and Emotional Development?

People grow and develop in many different ways and in many different areas. In this lesson, we'll look closer at three types of human development: cognitive, social, and emotional development.

Stages of Language Development: Pre-Linguistic and Symbolic Language

4. Stages of Language Development: Pre-Linguistic and Symbolic Language

How does language expression emerge in children? Learn about the development of syntax in children through the pre-linguistic and linguistic stages of language development in this lesson.

What Is Physical Development? - Definition and Examples

5. What Is Physical Development? - Definition and Examples

Everyone grows and changes throughout their lives. In this lesson, we'll look at some important times in physical development, including childhood and old age, and how physical development contributes to other types of development.

Behavioral, Cognitive, Developmental, Social Cognitive & Constructivist Perspectives

6. Behavioral, Cognitive, Developmental, Social Cognitive & Constructivist Perspectives

How do different people learn? Not everyone agrees. In educational psychology, there are many differing perspectives. This lesson will differentiate between the following psychological perspectives: behavioral, cognitive, developmental, social cognitive and constructivist.

Factors Influencing Growth & Development

7. Factors Influencing Growth & Development

There are numerous factors that play various roles in our growth and development. This lesson looks at the main categories of factors and specific examples of their impact on growth and development.

How Families Contribute to the Development of Individuals With Disabilities

8. How Families Contribute to the Development of Individuals With Disabilities

If you are a teacher of students with disabilities, you might consider the different factors that influence their development. This lesson focuses on the contribution of families to these students' lives.

Factors in the Identification Process in SPED

9. Factors in the Identification Process in SPED

In this lesson, you will learn about the various factors, such as language, cultural, and gender differences, that impact the special education identification process.

Impact of Disabilities on Self & Others Across the Life Span

10. Impact of Disabilities on Self & Others Across the Life Span

Individuals with disabilities often have special needs and face unique challenges throughout life. This lesson will examine the impact of disabilities on individuals, families and society.

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