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Developmental AssessmentDR. REDAB AL-GHAWANMEH
IntroductionPrinciples of developmentDomains of developmentDevelopmental assessmentScreening toolsRed flags
Development is the individual level offunctioning, a child is capable of, as aresult of maturation of the nervoussystem.Developmental assessment, milestonesacquisition occur at a specific rate andin an orderly and sequential manner
Principles of developmentDevelopment is continuous processfrom conception to maturitySequence of development is same in allchildren but rate variesDevelopment intimately related tomaturation of CNSProceeds in a cephalocaudal direction
Certain primitive reflexes, should be lostbefore corresponding voluntary movementoccurredGenetic and environmental factors contributepositively and negatively
MilestonesAcquisition of a key skill– Median age : age at which half populationacquire the skill– Limit : age at which a skill should have beenachieved, - 2SD from the mean

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Pediatrics, Obstetrics, Landau, Moro reflex

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