Purpose of Assignment
This assignment will help to identify the normal growth and development by topic for each age group. In the final column of the assignment, you need to observe a child and apply the information you gathered and document your findings in comparison by the particular age of that child.
Compare principles of growth and development when caring for pediatric clients.
Explain the topics in the worksheet by age. Identify one milestone and one expected norm for each category by age group.
After you fill out the milestones and expected norms for each category by age group, observe a child of any age for 30 minutes to an hour, and apply the knowledge that you learned to the child you are observing and record this information in the purple Observation Data column.