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Puberty
The process of physical changes through which a child's body matures into an adult body capable of sexual reproduction.
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Peer group
A group of people with whom a person associates and who are likely to influence the person's beliefs and behaviour
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Gross motor skills
The larger movements of arms, legs, feet or the entire body.
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Fine motor skills
Smaller actions such as grasping an object between the thumb and finger when holding a paintbrush or pencil.
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Abstract thinking
Being able to solve problems using concepts and general principles
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Cognitive development
The construction of thought processes from childhood through to adulthood.
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Autism
A lifelong developmental disability that affects how people perceive the world and interact with others
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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
A group of behavioural symptoms that include inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsiveness
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Bereavement
Coping with change following the loss of someone very close.
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Neural growth
Refers to any growth of the nervous system
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Birth defects
Problems that affect the structure or function of organs or system in the body from birth
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Genetics
The study of the trait people inherit from their family through DNA
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Spina bifida
A type of birth defect called a neural tube defect; it occurs when the bones of the spine dont form properly around part of the baby's spinal cord.
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A group of people with whom a person associates and who are likely to influence the person's beliefs and behaviour

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Peer group

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The larger movements of arms, legs, feet or the entire body.

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Smaller actions such as grasping an object between the thumb and finger when holding a paintbrush or pencil.

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