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What is the definition of “developmental milestones”?

What is the definition of “developmental milestones”?

Sara Klaas, MSW

Director, Spinal Cord Injury Service, Shriners Hospital for Children, Chicago

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For each of us as we go through life, there're different developmental milestones: stages that we go through, by age, that help us to move onto the next level our life. In pediatrics, we really focus on developmental milestones because they'r... Show More

For each of us as we go through life, there're different developmental milestones: stages that we go through, by age, that help us to move onto the next level our life. In pediatrics, we really focus on developmental milestones because they're the basis for the next level of development. If you're not able to successfully complete your developmental milestones when you're three or five, moving on to the next level as a school-aged child or adolescent will be much more difficult.

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What is the definition of “developmental milestones”?

Sara Klaas, MSW

Director, Spinal Cord Injury Service, Shriners Hospital for Children, Chicago

More Videos by Sara Klaas
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For each of us as we go through life, there're different developmental milestones: stages that we go through, by age, that help us to move onto the next level our life. In pediatrics, we really focus on developmental milestones because they're the basis for the next level of development. If you're not able to successfully complete your developmental milestones when you're three or five, moving on to the next level as a school-aged child or adolescent will be much more difficult.

What is the definition of “developmental milestones”?
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