Normal and Atypical Human Growth and Development

Presented by Mary Pearlman, M.D.

Lecture Unit Learning Objectives:

  1. Knowledge of normal development, and its use in assessment, goal-setting, and treatment strategy choices
  2. The application of differential diagnosis in assessment
  3. Components of the Denver Developmental Screening Test
  4. Intelligence Quotient (IQ): Definition, how it is measured, and how it is used in assessment
  5. Definition and examples of developmental lines
  6. Normal development in infancy and childhood: attachment, temperament, cognition, and communication

Unit 1 - Introduction: Why Learn About Normal Growth and Development
Unit 2 - Why Learn About Normal Growth and Development: Examples
Unit 3 - Why Learn About Development... Goal Setting
Unit 4 - Treatment Strategy Sources
Unit 5 - Summary: Why Learn About Development
Unit 6 - Introduction and Developmental Lines and Normal Development
Unit 7 - Normal Development, Infancy and Self Management
Unit 8 - Normal Development and Piaget's Gognitive Development
Unit 9 - Normal Development Childhood
Unit 10 - Normal Development Childhood Language & Symbol Formation
Unit 11 - Normal Development and Attachment Theory
Unit 12 - Normal Development and Socialization Skills
Unit 13 - Autism and Atypical Developmental Course

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