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Infant Toddler Development Training
Module 1, Lesson 4

Introduction

Doctor and nursePrevious lessons concentrated on typical child development and factors affecting such. This lesson will focus on identifying various developmental disabilities and disorders that are prevalent from birth to three years of age, addressing their causes and symptoms.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Identify the most prevalent developmental disabilities and disorders that occur from birth to three years of age
  • Identify the causes of the most prevalent developmental disabilities and disorders (e.g., sensory impairments, chronic illness, genetic syndromes, and cognitive delays).
  • Describe the symptoms of the most prevalent developmental disabilities and disorders (e.g., sensory impairments, chronic illness, genetic syndromes, and cognitive delays).
  • Identify developmental signals that indicate a possible developmental delay or problem from birth to three years of age
  • Identify three aspects of early development that can make it difficult to pinpoint a possible developmental delay/disability

Resources

The following resources are necessary for the completion of this lesson. Learners may wish to access and print a hard copy of the resources prior to beginning the lesson and for future reference. Some resource documents can be found in the Resource Bank. Others are available online.

Key Words

Definitions of key words are found in the glossary.

  • Folic Acid
  • Decibel level (dB)

 

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