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Week 2- CheckPoint - Early Adolescence At this age the...

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CheckPoint: Physical Development Profile Developmental Age Groups Normal Physical Development Infancy (Birth - 2 years.) In this age group the child is learning how to move around. Examples of such movements are rolling, squirming, scooting, crawling, and walking. Children also learn to use the muscles in their hand and coordinate their eyes. Early Childhood (2 years – 6 years) In this age group the child begin to develop communication skills and language. The child will learn new words quickly as well as using words for social contexts. Other physical developments are running, skipping, swinging. Interaction between peers increase. Middle Childhood (6 years – 10 years) In this age group children’s height and weight greatly increase. Children also begin to lose their baby teeth and grow their germinate teeth. A child’s fine motor skills become more in tune. They become better at drawing and their handwriting is more legible.
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Unformatted text preview: Early Adolescence At this age the teenager is going through a rapid growth spell. Puberty is likely to occur in this age group. Teens tend to be self conscious about the physical changes that their body is going through. Teenagers might also be more of a risk taker. Late Adolescence In late adolescence growth is pretty much complete when it comes to their height. This will happen to females at around 15 years old and 17 years old for males. Sexual activity increases at this age. Some, at this age take part in illegal activities such as: underage drinking and illegal drug use. Reference McDevitt, T. M., & Ormrod, J. E. (2004). Child Development: Educating and Working with Children and Adolescents, Second Edition, . Retrieved from https://ecampus.phoenix.edu/classroom/ic/classroom.aspx *** I Hope this is what you wanted. It is pretty much like my week 1 assignment. ***...
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This note was uploaded on 05/22/2011 for the course AED 202 taught by Professor Haskell during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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