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What are the developmental milestones from 11 to 17 years old?

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David Escobar
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In brief: Progress/independenc

We use developmental milestones largely up until age 4 or 5 to identify those with preschool deficits that can be helped.
School then begins to challenge & identify those making progress toward independent thought & responsibility.The ability to master skill sets & accept responsibility for completing tasks at a peer equivalent basis demonstrates that process, .

In brief: Progress/independenc

We use developmental milestones largely up until age 4 or 5 to identify those with preschool deficits that can be helped.
School then begins to challenge & identify those making progress toward independent thought & responsibility.The ability to master skill sets & accept responsibility for completing tasks at a peer equivalent basis demonstrates that process, .
David Escobar
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In brief: Puberty

Physically, pubertal changes increase strength and libido and terminate growth.
Ability to handle abstract concepts usually appears in these age groups. Risk-taking behaviors reach maximum as individuals strive to develop their own set of rules to live by, both incorporating and rebelling against the rules they grew up with.

In brief: Puberty

Physically, pubertal changes increase strength and libido and terminate growth.
Ability to handle abstract concepts usually appears in these age groups. Risk-taking behaviors reach maximum as individuals strive to develop their own set of rules to live by, both incorporating and rebelling against the rules they grew up with.
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