Children's Developmental Stages

The following pages provide examples illustrating expected development for children aged between one month and five years. They consider the following areas: Posture & Large Movements, Vision & Fine Movements, Hearing & Speach, Social Behaviour & Play.

1 month

12 months

2.5 years

3 months

15 months

3 years

6 months

18 months

4 years

9 months

2 years

5 years

 

The information is taken from Reports on Public Health and Medical Subjects No, 102. HMSO 1960, revised 1975. In Department of Health (1988) Protecting Children. A guide for Social Workers undertaking a Comprhensive Assessment, pp88-93).