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Developmental Review - Development as Change

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Age

Mobility/Motor

Cognitive/Fine Motor

Social-Emotional

Attachment

Langauge - Thoughts

0-12 Months

Oral – reflexive
Visual – Head to toe
Midline delay
Coordination
Supine to Standing
Flex – extend
Sight – sound

Closed fist
Crude grasp
Thumb opposition
voluntary grasp
Palmar – 2 hands transfer
Pincer – arm – support
voluntary release

Mature grasp

Place holding
Pleasure state
Prompt attending
Separation anxiety
Social discrimination
Mutual dependency

Coo-laugh-cry
Irontal sounds
Feeding patterns
Spatial relations
Object permanence
Telegraphic speech

12 – 24 Months

Cruises
Sits, walks, run

Wide gait

Climbs, falls
Tip toes

Bimanual functioning
Insertion – Withdrawal
Push – pull
Dumps – pours
Imitates stroke
Rough vertical scribble
Knocks down – spills
Fine pincer

Independence
Energy aggression
Negative
Solitary activity
Imitative

Temperament

One-two word phrases
Pivot language

Object displacement

Give and take

Action-object words
Classification – grouping
Reversibility – mental images

Discriminates size, shape

24-26 Months

Two to one foot hold stand

Pedals

Walks backwards

Circles

Holds hands

Builds tower

Builds bridge

Make criss-crosses

Uses tools, screws, unscrews

Directed aggression

Curious

Creative

Reciprocal play

Classification/property

Tolerance for separation

Sex modeling

Control of sphincters

Determination

Spatial reasoning

Recall – memory improves

Sense of time

Three word phrases

Demands – short “I” – you code

Temporal awareness

Adds parts

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