developmental milestone

developmental milestone

Pediatrics Any of a series of activities, eg, raising the head, rolling over, walking or other significant points in a child's physical and/or mental development that may be used to assess maturation and detect developmental delays. See Developmental red flag.

developmental milestone

An achievement or ability that has special importance in the growth, motor functioning, or social development of infants, toddlers, and older children and teens, usually associated with a particular age range, e.g., sitting, crawling, walking, language acquisition.
References in periodicals archive ?
The cubs have passed a critical developmental milestone of 12 weeks and were recently vaccinated by veterinarians.
Prof Tlekkabul Ramazanov, vice-rector of science and innovations of AFKN University, described the establishment of a joint laboratory at ICCBS as a 'developmental milestone for Al-Farabi Kazakh National University'.
Limassol Del Mar is a fully licensed, pioneering and luxurious project, which constitutes a developmental milestone of high standards, not only for Cyprus but also worldwide.
"At Pampers we understand the transition into underwear is a major developmental milestone for toddlers and parents alike," says E.
Reducing your child's intake of other foods, particularly dairy products, such as cow's milk, cheese, yogurt and ice cream, may also help." An index rounds out this "must-have" for parents and caregivers confronting the crucially important developmental milestone that is potty training!
The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act prohibits killing unborn children who have reached the developmental milestone of being able to feel pain which substantial medical evidence places at 20 weeks, if not earlier.
The orientation has helped many parents to understand the developmental milestone of a child during early years and what would be the learning outcome at the end of an year.
Roughly 2,300 images present views of the skeleton at every developmental milestone. Organization is by gender and body part.
This interplay, managing the field of view between zooming-in for precise discrimination of detail and zooming-out to acknowledge properties of its context, is the substance for an additional vision developmental milestone. Inclusion of this milestone in vision assessment will contribute to improved teaching strategies by better defining the separation of visual perception from visual perception with the additional matter of prior learning attachments to it.
Just as taking a first step is a developmental milestone, so is smiling, pointing and enjoying social play.
The potential value to MorphoSys in committed funding and potential developmental milestone payments on future products is in excess of US$ 50 million, not including royalties.
Each day is a challenge, and each developmental milestone -- crawling, walking, speaking -- is celebrated with caution because a setback might soon follow.

Full browser ?