From Birth to Five Years: Practical Developmental Examination
To Be Published January 30th 2014 by Routledge – 112 pages
A practical guide to examining children’s development from birth to five years of age, this accessible text will support readers to identify atypical development across each domain. It also includes guidance on how to make sense of observations, discussion of the factors which indicate increased vulnerability and supporting video material.
Section 1 A Practical Framework for Developmental Examination Influences on Development Promoting, Protective and Risk Factors Section 2 Vision and Hearing Self-Care and Independence Motor Development Fine Motor and Non-Verbal Cognitive Development Speech, Language and Communication Social Behaviour and Play Attention, Impulsivity and Activity Level Emotional Regulation and Behaviour Physical Examination and Investigations Section 3 Making Sense of Findings Communicating with Parents and Carers Section 4 Web-Based Resources Glossary Pictures to Help Examination of Non-Verbal and Verbal Skills