developmental age

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a measure of a child's development (in body size or motor skill or psychological function) expressed in terms of age norms

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(4.) Department of Developmental Age Medicine and Pediatric Nursing, Medical University of Bialystok, Poland
Developmental ages were derived through reference tables of the normative sample.
By estimating the participant's developmental age, behavioural audiometry could be conducted in the same manner as for normal developing participants of the same developmental age.
The tips in the "Big Three" area are interesting and can be used with any developmental age of a student, and perhaps early writers/readers.
She said: "They did some tests on him and he had the developmental age of a six-month-old at best and then I was told it was autism.
It has also been noted that each FAST stage in AD can be described in terms of a corresponding developmental age (DA) (3,5,6,7,8,9)
Referring to non-accidental injuries to children, Kelly said a delay between injury and seeking medical help, an accident history inconsistent with developmental age and any injury to children aged under 12 months, should raise flags for nurses and doctors.
To these, we added the assessment of ontogenesis according to Vojta, which helped establishing the developmental age.
There were additional children with parental reports of some or minor problems, that is, those with borderline intellectual function and those with signs of hyperactivity but not definitely deviant from developmental age. There were also children who failed in one of the speech and language tests, but this was not considered to be a definite problem.
Born with severe disabilities, Ken has a developmental age of only four months, as well as serious medical issues.
Despite the general developmental age differences across the human lifespan, an individual tends to maintain his/her ordering relative to one another; whereby individuals who have relatively high self-esteem at one point in time tend to have relatively high self-esteem years later on.
He feeds himself and is physically fit but his developmental age is, at best, two-and-a-half years on a good day.
But for a child still in nursery it is giving them the wrong message about growing up at a key developmental age. Family members are encouraging and misguiding the child.
Seventh- and eighth-graders are in a different developmental age than high school students, and benefit from a more nurturing environment in which teachers know them as individuals, he said.
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