life stages and aspects of growth and development

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life stages
Infancy (0-2 years), Early childhood (2-8 years), adolescence (9-18 years), Early adulthood (19-45 years), Middle adulthood (46-65), Later adulthood (65+ years)
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growth
An increase in height and weight
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development
An increase in skills, capacities or abilities
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patterns of development
the head grows at a rapid rate, at age 5 a childs head is almost full size.rate of growth is most rapid in the first 8 weeks. babies sit, then crawl, then walk. gross motor skills (throwing a ball) develop first then fine motor skills (tieing shoes).
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patterns of development
adolescense begins 2-4 years earlier in girls than boys.
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patterns of development
the head and brain grows rapidly compared to the rest of the body. this is called cephalo caudal development. organs in the mid line of the body progress faster than the arms and legs at extremities (proximodistal). organs in th trunk are needed more
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An increase in height and weight

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growth

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An increase in skills, capacities or abilities

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the head grows at a rapid rate, at age 5 a childs head is almost full size.rate of growth is most rapid in the first 8 weeks. babies sit, then crawl, then walk. gross motor skills (throwing a ball) develop first then fine motor skills (tieing shoes).

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adolescense begins 2-4 years earlier in girls than boys.

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