Developmental introductory

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  • Developmental introductory
    • Definition - subject of studing children
      • Holistic
      • describe, explain, optimise
      • maturation and learning
    • Concepts
      • Aetiology - origins of events and general concern
      • Continous or discontinous - quantive or gradual, or qualitive stages (same stages in same order for everyone)
      • Canalization and catch up - self stabilising
      • Competence/ specification/  plasticity - cell specialisation
      • Sensitie/ Critical period - sensitivity of receptor to specific stimuli
    • Prenatal periods of development
      • Germinal -   0-2 weeks cell division blastocyst produces outer layer - supports embryo
      • Period of the embryo - 2-8 weeks formation of organ systems
      • Periods of foetus 9th week to brith - rapid growth and refinement of organs
    • Environmental influences
      • Drugs and chemicals - Foetal alcohol syndrome, indivudal symptoms of abnormality
      • Diseases - if in first 3 months - blindness & deafness
      • Metabolic - diabetes - 80% birth defect
      • Prenatal - nutrition - no proof - anorexia - reduced oxygen to foetus increased probility learning disabilities.
      • Low birth weight
        • Infants born of small parents, underweight fue to abnormality, short gestational ages
        • Less the 2000g in crease risk of retardation, intelletual damage, and emotional disorders
  • Metabolic - diabetes - 80% birth defect
  • Prenatal - nutrition - no proof - anorexia - reduced oxygen to foetus increased probility learning disabilities.
  • Low birth weight
    • Infants born of small parents, underweight fue to abnormality, short gestational ages
    • Less the 2000g in crease risk of retardation, intelletual damage, and emotional disorders

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