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1

Why are developmental milestones useful?

They can be used as indicators that something is wrong

2

If a 6 week old child’s head is not level with its body in ventral suspension, what can this be a sign of?

Down’s Syndrome

3

What could lack of a smile in 6 week old child suggest?

Sight problems

4

Are developmental milestones precise markers?

No, there can be some leeway

5

What developmental milestone can be particularly misleading in children between 18 months and 2 years?

Development of walking

6

What normal reason can be given for a child over 18 months not being able to walk?

If a child is a fast crawler it my not develop walking as a skill as it is not require for it to move quickly

7

When would lack of walking be concerning?

Beyond the age of 2

8

What gross motor milestones should be displayed in a child of 6 weeks?

Head level with body in ventral suspension

9

What gross motor milestones should be displayed in a child of 3 months?

Holds head at 90˚ in ventral suspension

10

What gross motor milestones should be displayed in a child of 6 months?

No head lag on pull to sit

Sits with support

In prone position lifts up on forearms

11

What gross motor milestones should be displayed in a child of 9 months?

Crawls

Sits steadily when unsupported and pivots around

12

What gross motor milestones should be displayed in a child of 12 months?

Pulls to stand

Cruises

May stand alone briefly

May walk alone

13

What gross motor milestones should be displayed in a child of 18 months?

Walks well

Runs

14

What gross motor milestones should be displayed in a child of 2 years?

Kicks ball

Climbs stairs two feet per step

15

What gross motor milestones should be displayed in a child of 3 years?

Stands briefly on once foot

Climbs stairs one foot per step

16

What fine motor and vision milestones should be displayed in a child of 6 weeks?

Fixes and follows

17

What fine motor and vision milestones should be displayed in a child of 3 months?

Holds an object placed in the hand

18

What fine motor and vision milestones should be displayed in a child of 6 months?

Palmar grasp of objects

Transfer objects hand to hand

19

What fine motor and vision milestones should be displayed in a child of 9 months?

Pincer grasp

Index finger approach

Bangs two cubes together

20

What fine motor and vision milestones should be displayed in a child of 12 months?

Puts block in cup

Casts about

21

What fine motor and vision milestones should be displayed in a child of 18 months?

Builds a tower 2-4 cubes high

Hand preference emerges

22

What fine motor and vision milestones should be displayed in a child of 2 years?

Builds tower of 6-7 cubes high

Does circular scribbles

23

What fine motor and vision milestones should be displayed in a child of 3 years?

Builds a tower of 9 cubes

Copies a circle

24

What hearing, speech and language milestones should be displayed in a child of 6 weeks?

Becomes still in response to sound

25

What hearing, speech and language milestones should be displayed in a child of 3 months?

Turns to sound

26

What hearing, speech and language milestones should be displayed in a child of 6 months?

Vocalisations

27

What hearing, speech and language milestones should be displayed in a child of 9 months?

2 syllable babble

Non-specific consonant vowel e.g. “mama”

28

What hearing, speech and language milestones should be displayed in a child of 12 months?

One or two words

Imitates adults’ sounds

29

What hearing, speech and language milestones should be displayed in a child of 18 months?

6-12 words

30

What hearing, speech and language milestones should be displayed in a child of 2 years?

Joins 2-3 words

Knows some body parts

Identifies objects in pictures