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Developmental pediatrics

Problems with the learning process
Problems with the learning process

In some infants, perceptual processing that depends upon innate recognition may be damaged and perceptual attributes that lead to salience may not be perceived..

Social Learning, Self and Others, Play and Adaptive Skills
Social Learning, Self and Others, Play and Adaptive Skills

Social learning, self and others, play and adaptive skills include:1. the child’s social reactions to other persons and to peers throughthe development.

Vocalization and speech
Vocalization and speech

The development of vocalization and speech depends upon an intact motor learning system as well as hearing speech, and evolves rapidly from a limited repertoire.

Sound perception
Sound perception

The ear is fully developed at birth and sound perception is possible in utero. Speech perception and recognition of voices of different speakers are present.

Vision
Vision

At birth the newborn eyeball is short and the ciliary muscles immature. The focal length for clearest vision is thus near to the baby and helped by high.

Brain damage or dysfunction
Brain damage or dysfunction

Brain damage or dysfunction may affect all areas of function or only specific areas. Diffuse insults may produce specific dysfunction because of the vulnerability.

Parenting style and parental mental illness
Parenting style and parental mental illness

Depression in mothers in the postnatal period is associated with effects on children’s social–emotional and cognitive development. Parental inconsistency.

Temperament
Temperament

Temperament is a major influence on all aspects of adaptive development as well as social–emotional development, both through the effect on the child’s.

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