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Child Development

Parents typically remember the first time their child rolls over, crawls, walks, talks - but there is so much in-between; the "little" steps that lead to the bigger ones. There are many charts that describe "typical" development in the areas of communication, fine and gross motor, cognition and social & emotional. Having quick access to specific information contained in developmental charts and documents, can enable parents to learn more about where their child's development fits in. Having this information can assist families to be both a teacher and an advocate for their child. Using this information lets families:


Resources


Developmental Milestones

Brain Development

Parenting A-Z by Minnesota Parents Know. This site, hosted by the Minnesota Department of Education, contains resources for families.

Hearing Development

Vision Development

Physical Development

Physical Development articles on AbilityPath.org website.

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