Assessing and Programming Gross Motor Development for Children
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Assessing and Programming Gross Motor Development for Children

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Published by Tichenor Publishing .
Written in English


  • Developmental - Child,
  • Psychology

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Open LibraryOL8274741M
ISBN 100899174957
ISBN 109780899174952

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Assessment, Evaluation, and Programming System for Infants and Children (AEPS®), Second Edition. Use to assess. Development of young children in six major areas: fine motor, gross motor, cognitive, adaptive, social-communication, and social. The assessment encompasses preacademic content areas such as preliteracy, numeracy, and pre-writing. Physical development is the process by which a child’s body grows and acquires movement, including fine and gross motor skills. Physical development provides children with the abilities they need to explore and interact with the world around them. Social-Emotional Development. Social-Emotional development describes how children develop skills. Gross Motor Skills. Gross motor skills are movements that involve large muscle groups and are generally more broad and energetic than fine motor movements. These include walking, kicking, jumping, and climbing stairs. Some milestones for gross motor skills also involve eye-hand coordination, such as throwing or catching a ball.  . Sensory Processing – or Integration as it is also known – is the effective registration (and accurate interpretation) of sensory input in the environment (including one’s body). It is the way the brain receives, organises and responds to sensory input in order to behave in a meaningful & consistent manner.

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