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 ›
Resources Tagged With: developmental milestones
Learning 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 ›
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 ›
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 ›