developmental age


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Noun1.developmental age - a measure of a child's development (in body size or motor skill or psychological function) expressed in terms of age norms
age - how long something has existed; "it was replaced because of its age"
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The council says that shortly after returning, some have been found to be intellectually more able than identified over several years out of the area; and some have accelerated their developmental age.
This is done keeping in mind their developmental age as these students are active, have limited attention span and learn through sensory exploration.
Receptive language relative to developmental age should be taken into consideration when deciding whether to treat very young patients.
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, joint hypermobility-related disorders and pain: expanding body-mind connections to the developmental age. Atten Defic Hyperact Disord.
What needs to be conveyed about parental mental illness depends on the developmental age and maturity of the child.
Of course, such cross-sectional age differences must be interpreted with caution, as differential mortality of problem drinkers and secular changes in prevalence rates could artifactually create the appearance of a developmental age gradient.
So, we have to consider the child's developmental age. Toddlers are too young to be punished or blamed for lying and doing so can eat like acid at a child's sense of security and hope.
Recently, overweight and obesity of developmental age children has been a major public health challenge with both malnutrition and nutritional deficiencies in children and adolescents.
Participants 2 and 11, in the assessment with the original scales, already revealed a developmental age within what would be expected for their age, and they had difficulties in seeing faraway objects.
The developmental age of the child has an effect on the success of the behavioural audiometry attempt.
I'm not saying that I haven't enjoyed Charlie as he has grown but I have always felt that when you have a child with special needs you spend most of your days questioning your own parenting ability and confused as to why your child is still behaving far below the average developmental age.

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