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Important Milestones: Your Child By Eighteen Months

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How your child plays, learns, speaks, acts, and moves offers important clues about your child’s development. Developmental milestones are things most children can do by a certain age.

Check these milestones —published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—that children typically reach by the end of 18 months. Read more ›

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Developmental Milestones of Early Childhood [presentation]

Did you know 85% of brain development occurs before the age of 5? And toddler’s brains develop more than one hundred trillion brain connections? It’s a very important time of life, filled with potential. Early childhood program manager Dr. Melanie Hsu and doctoral intern Nicole Stettler share their expertise on developmental milestones in the areas of motor skills, cognitive development, communication, social-emotional development, and more. Read more ›

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Types of Learning Disorders and Their Signs

Learning DisabilityLearning disabilities look very different from one child to another. One child may struggle with reading and spelling, while another loves books but can’t understand math. Still another child may have difficulty understanding what others are saying or communicating out loud. The problems are very different, but they are all learning disorders.

It’s not always easy to identify learning disabilities. Because of the wide variations, there is no single symptom or profile that you can look to as proof of a problem. Read more ›

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Learn More about Early Developmental Milestones — Interactive Quiz and Children’s Book [downloadable]

Developmental milestones are different from your child’s physical growth. When we talk about development milestones, we are referring to what a child will be able to do at a certain age. There are developmental milestones for gross motor skills, fine motor skills, language skills, cognitive or thinking skills, and social skills. Read more ›

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Developmental Milestones Checklists for Infants and Young Children [downloadable]

checklist-milestonesDevelopmental milestones are behaviors and skills that most children demonstrate at a given age. It’s important to note that all children develop differently. Milestone checklists provide examples of typical development progress at that age. Read more ›

Learn the Early Signs of a Developmental Disability [video]

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has launched an information campaign called, “Learn the Signs: Act Early,” that aims to educate parents and educators about childhood development. From birth to 5 years, your child should reach milestones in how he plays, learns, speaks, acts and moves. Read more ›

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ASDs: What Are the Signs and Symptoms?

child aloneASDs begin before the age of 3 and last throughout a person’s life, although symptoms may improve over time. Some children with an ASD show hints of future problems within the first few months of life. In others, symptoms may not show up until 24 months or later. Some children with an ASD seem to develop normally Read more ›