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Child Developmental Assessment 

Children's growth includes two dimensions: one is growth, and the other is "development". Growth refers to the gradual growth of the body, such as a larger head circumference, a longer height, or a heavier weight, and a child with normal growth will continue to grow up in a stable growth curve percentile. Development, on the other hand, is mainly through the maturation of the central nervous system and other organ systems, and with the increase of age, there are certain milestones in the fields of cognition, action, communication language, social adaptation behavior or emotional development.

According to the World Health Organization, about 6% to 8% of the population of children under 6 years of age (average prevalence) of children with developing delays. Refers to children before the age of six, due to various reasons (including cranial nerve or muscle neurophysiological diseases, psychosocial environmental factors, etc.) caused by cognitive development, physiological development, language and communication development, psychological social development or life self-care skills, etc., children with significant backwardness or abnormalities.

The prognosis of children with developmental delay is related to the cause and severity of the disease (in the absence of other organ lesions, the presence or absence of limb disorders, the degree of delay, etc.), and the full assistance of the caregiver is crucial! The period from birth to the age of six is the fastest stage of brain development, the greatest plasticity, is the golden period of life development, this period of early detection and early reception of early treatment, its one-year effect is the effect of ten years after the age of six, we all hope not to miss any opportunity to promote the development of delayed children.

The following provides caregivers with an overview of their child's development through online testing, so if you need to go any further, please seek a medical professional nearby for consultation and assessment.

Introduction to early therapy
Professional classification

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The role of the psychotherapist in early therapy

Psychotherapists provide psychological assessment and psychotherapy in early therapy. Psychological assessment refers to the conduct of (1) standardized psychological tests on children's comprehensive development ability, (2) meetings with parents to understand developmental milestones, growth environments and interpersonal changes, and (3) behavioral observations - the various behaviors of children in the assessment situation and the actual situation of parental interaction with children. Psychotherapy will use the principles of psychology to form interventional strategies, pay attention to children's strengths and weaknesses, find out the focus of treatment, and attach importance to communication with parents to form a cooperative relationship of treatment, so that children can have better development.

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