Development

  • Description:
    Information is provided on sex education policies, school sex education programs and their effectiveness, as well as alternative sources for sexual health education
    Review Date: 2/27/2017
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    An overview of the anatomy of the brain, neurons, and synapses is provided in detail, and how early experiences affect a child's developing brain is presented.
    Review Date: 3/31/2017
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    Brain development is described in an accessible manner including the sections of brain, and the role of nature vs. nurture in development.
    Review Date: 6/23/2017
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    Outlines normal puberty development, common signs of and typical age for puberty, and signs and symptoms of central precocious puberty (CPP).
    Review Date: 6/26/2017
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    How self-esteem develops, why it matters, and how parents can nurture their child's self-esteem are discussed
    Review Date: 2/27/2017
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    Development milestones children reach by their fifth birthday are outlined. Parenting tips to help children learn and grow at different ages are provided.
    Review Date: 6/28/2017
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    Information is provided in English and Spanish on typical developmental milestones, specific disabilities, and on eligibility criteria for free appropriate public education under the IDEA law.
    Review Date: 3/2/2017
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    Advice for parents on whether their child can benefit from speech therapy for stuttering. Includes tips on how to choose a speech-language pathologist, therapy amount, time and cost, and expectations/goals for the therapy.
    Review Date: 3/8/2017
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    How gender identity develops in children is discussed with suggestions on what parents can do to enhance gender diversity in their child's environment.
    Review Date: 3/31/2017
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    The physical and emotional changes that happen during puberty are explained.
    Review Date: 6/6/2017
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    Practical advice is provided for parents to help their children develop cultural identity.
    Review Date: 3/2/2017
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    Charts of developmental milestones for hearing and speech from birth to age 5 are presented. Tips for parents are discussed.
    Review Date: 6/7/2017
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    Tips for parents on how to approach the conversation of gender and sexuality with their children. Includes helpful ways to start conversations and words to avoid saying.
    Review Date: 5/17/2017
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    Basic information is available as to how parents can promote healthy emotional development in their child.
    Review Date: 6/8/2017
  • Description:
    Discusses the importance of fine and gross motor skills for young children and includes developmental milestones for babies 0-18 months.
    Review Date: 4/22/2017

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