developmental milestones

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de·vel·op·men·tal mile·stones

(dĕ-vel'ŏp-men'tăl mīl'stōnz)
The stages in the neuromuscular, mental, or social maturation of an infant or young child, generally marked by the attainment of a capacity or skill, such as rolling over, sitting with good head control, smiling spontaneously, laughing, and following moving objects with the eyes; most of these occur by the age of 2-4 months in the normal infant.
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These problems may include delayed milestones in infants, presence of ambiguous genitalia, mental health problems and occurrence of repeated miscarriages in couples.
delayed milestones), acquired disabilities, cognitive disorders (e.g.
A 6-months-old female presented with progressively increasing diffuse dark-coloured lesions over the trunk and extremities with delayed milestones. According to the mother, the lesions started appearing after first week of life.
He shared the indicators for parents included delayed milestones, difficulty in rhyming, short attention span, does not like going to school, confusion between left - right, up - down, tires very quickly when reading or writing, difficulty with buttoning up, colouring, cutting, late in learning to tie shoelaces, tell the time, etc.
Furthermore, hospital authorities have suggested that device addiction in children as young as two to three can result in delayed milestones or developmental delays.
She had delayed milestones in speech-language development.
El-Refaee identifies symptoms of hydrocephalus in infancy as the abnormal increase in the size of the head, with sunset eye sign, vomiting, and delayed milestones, which means a child's development is slower than average.
The director and founder revealed the special needs centre welcomes adult students who are borderline and require added care; these could range from delayed milestones to hearing challenges, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
Patient was known case of cerebral palsy with history of delayed milestones.
She said: we feel pride in selling CEREBRASE, an enzyme syrup, helpful for growing children or children with delayed milestones. At the same time it is useful for adults who have busy life and cannot focus their nutritional intake.
Material and Methods: This study included 100 patients of both sexes from 2-10 years of age, who presented with delayed milestones /mental retardation, where no etiological diagnosis could be made following clinical examination and preliminary investigations.
Physiotherapy programmes offered by KIMS also include strategised play therapy, which helps children achieve delayed milestones and make them functional to perform most activities in daily life.

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