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Objectives

Identify key development milestones of the adolescent
Discuss fine and gross motor skill development through adolescent years

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Begins with the physical and psychological changes of puberty

Puberty- as early as 8 or as late as 16

Adolescence

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Physical growth- who develops increased fat in the arms, legs?

girls

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Physical growth- typically demonstrate a decrease in fat
demonstrate a “dramatic spurt in strength, speed and endurance”

Adolescence boys

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Accepting changes in body appearance

Biologic Challenge-

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Emotional and cognitive changes

Psychological Challenge-

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Developmental Challenges

  1. Biologic Challenge
  2. Psychological Challenge

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Fine Motor Skill Development for adolecents 

Relating to coordination, manipulation, flows and grips 

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Gross Motor Skill Development for adolecents 

Relating to posture, mobility, strength and effort, and energy 

  1. Stabilizing, aligning, and positioning
  2. Walking, reaching, and bending
  3. Moving, transporting, lifting, calibrating
  4. Enduring and pacing

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Cognitive Development

Process Skills

Temporal Organization

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Adaptation of previously learned skills to new environments

Process Skills

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Logical sequencing of a task from start to finish

Temporal Organization

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Ability to anticipate, correct for and benefit by learning from task performance

Adaptation

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With your peers, identify a few other cognitive development milestones reached during adolescence.

5 mintues…..
P336-337 will help!

do

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  1. Adolescents are typically very self-conscious about what others think of them
  2. Work, sport or extracurricular activities and friends play a large part in social development
  3. Family remains an important aspect of development 

Social Development

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Adolescents begin to have a greater awareness of the complexity of emotions- What are the two?

  1. Situational and mental aspects of emotions
  2. Contrasting emotions

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fyi

Older adolescents often vary sleep patterns and habits with evening work hours, late night studying, watching TV, playing videogames, etc…

fyi

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IADLs of the Adolescent

  1. Keeping his/her room neat
  2. Taking care of a family pet
  3. Housecleaning
  4. Laundry

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Regular IADL activity contributes to 

self-definition and autonomy

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