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Thee type of abnormalities

Delay
Dissociation
Deviance

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Significant lag
Devt presentation for children wt dev d/o
Symptom
Mental retardation, autism

Delay

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When one stream of devt os significantly out of phase wt the other streams
Delayed lang devt

Dissociation

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A non sequential or deviant achievement of devt milestones. A child who skio milestones or do not follow the expected sequence.

Deviance

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Red flags for motor delay

Poor head control
Hands still fisted by 4 months
Unable to hold objects by 7 months
Does not sit independently by 10 months
Cant stand on one leg by 3 years

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Red flags for language delay

Does not turn to sound by 6 months
Does not babble or use gestures by 12 months
No single word utterances by 18 months
No 2-word phrases by 2 years
No 3-word sentences by 3 years

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Red flags for psychosocial delay

No social smile by 3 months
Not laughing in playful situation by 6 mo
Hard to console, stiffens when approached by 1 yr
In constant motion, resists discipline
Does not play wt other children at 3 years

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Red flags for cognitive delay

Not alert to mother by 2 mo
Not searching for dropped object by 6 mo
No object pemanence by 12 mo
No interest in cause & effect games by 18 mo
Does nit categorize similarities by 2 yr
Does not know full name by 3 yr
Cant count sequentially by 4 1/2 yr
Does not know letters or colors by 5 yr
Does not know own birthday or address by 5 1/2 yr

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Good indicator of muscle bulk
Very useful in the follow up of children wt malnutrition on tx

Mid arm circumference

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First 5 yr mid arm circumference

13-17 cm

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Sever malnutrition (does not apply to >5 yrs)

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Sup method for assessing the obesity
Scofields or herpenditis calipers in mm

Skin fold thickness

13

Accepted area of measurement in skinfold thickness

Over the triceps with the elbow in flexion at 90*
Also at subscaplar region

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The charecteristic style of a childs emotional and behavioral response in a var of situations
Det by genetic factors, mod by env factors

Temperament

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Aims to check that children are developing normally for their age as measured against prescribed criteria.

Developmental screening