Unformatted text preview: In Early Adolescence, ages 10 to 14, basic skills in reading and writing have been largely automatized. Attention span has extended to about an hour for the "normal" child. Knowledge bases are becoming well-organized though the disabled child will have had less of an opportunity to explore than the non-disabled child. The fourth stage is called Late Adolescence. During this time the child is from ages 14 to 18. More individual choices are available to the child at these ages. During this stage youths become aware of reasons for learning and gain knowledge of assessing relationships among ideas....
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- Spring '11
- Developmental Psychology, Attention span, short attention span, attention span increases