Development Timeline (Birth to 19 Years) Essay

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TDA 2.1 (1.1) DEVELOPMENTAL TIMELINE – FROM BIRTH TO NINETEEN YEARS
The time frames presented are averages and some children may achieve various developmental milestones earlier or later than average but still be within the normal range.
BIRTH TO 5 YEARS | Social, Emotional andBehavioural Development | Communication andIntellectual Development | Physical Development(gross and fine motor) | Birth – 1 month | Generalised tension.Helpless.Asocial (not social).Fed by mother. | | Feedings: 5 - 8 per day.Sleep: 20 hours per day.Sensory Capacities: makes basic distinctions in vision, hearing, smelling and tasting, touch temperature and perception of pain. | 2 months – 3 months | Distress.Smiles at a face.Visually fixates at a
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BIRTH TO 5 YEARS | Social, Emotional andBehavioural Development | Communication andIntellectual Development | Physical Development(gross and fine motor). | 3 years – 4 years | Knows if he is a boy or a girl.Enjoys brief group activities requiring no skill.Like to "help" in small ways.Self-sufficient in many routines of home life.Affectionate towards parents.Pleasure in genital manipulation.Cooperative play with other children.Attends nursery school.Imitates parents.Romantic attachment to parent of opposite sex (3 – 5 years).Jealousy of same-sex parent.Imaginary fears of dark, injury, etc. (3 – 5 years).Takes turns and likes to share.Beginning of identification with same-sex parents.Practises same-sex role activities.Intense curiosity and interest in other children's bodies.Imaginary friend. | Uses "we".Has a vocabulary of 896 words.Growth in communication.Tells simple stories.Uses words as tools of thought.Has a desire to understand to his environment.Can answers questions.May recite a few nursery rhymes. . | Motor Ability: stands on one leg; jumps up and down; draws a circle and a cross (4 years); draws "Man"; cuts with scissors (not well); can wash and dry face; throws ball overhand. |

BIRTH TO 5 YEARS | Social, Emotional andBehavioural Development | Communication andIntellectual Development | Physical Development(gross and fine motor). | 4 years – 5 years |
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