Developmental Biography

Topics: Jean Piaget, Developmental psychology, Theory of cognitive development Pages: 3 (1164 words) Published: November 7, 2012
Identify a child 3 months to 10 years old and assess his/her developmental milestone for four days.

The subject chosen for my study is my 6 year old son Rohan James Jr. I have observed him for the specified period and have made the following observations as outlined.

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Assess physical development (e.g. ability to roll over, sit up, dress self and manipulate objects) Observe the child at play. Note use of motor skills, measure his/her height and weight.

Rohan is 52lbs and is 3ft tall.
Rohan likes to play actively 50% of the time and sedentary with video games and computers 50% of the time. When he is active he likes to kick around his football, dance to music, and ride around on his scooter. He expertly guides his football around his father towards the goal post. He has a little trouble making difficult maneuvers and becomes a little confused when his father makes his moves more complicated. This does not deter him though as he quickly adjusted his strategy to get around daddy. When dancing his body moves in tandem with the beat of the music. Mommy and Daddy are both dancers and he imitates the moves done by them with ease. He does the splits, cartwheels and turns without trouble. He uses his scooter to ride between the living room and dining room and skillfully navigates around the furniture without bumping into them. He is an expert at video games that require intricate hand/eye coordination. He scores high on the driving and speed racing games. He is also adept at strategy games such as Pac man, Angry Bird, Jewel Quest and Fruit Ninja. He is also able to turn on and properly use all the audio and visual appliances in the house i.e. DVD player, computer, screen, television, component set, laptops & blackberry phones. He is also able to navigate the computer to look for the things that he knows and uses these programmes. He is able to connect to the hard drive, watch movies, play computer games and play music on the...
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