22 terms

Pediatrics: Cognitive/Sensory

School-age Growth
- About 2 inches per year
- 4-6 lbs per year
School-age Sleep
- Rarely takes naps
6-7 year old: Language
2000 words

Trouble with s, l & r
7-8 year old: Language
No reversal of letters
8-9 year old: Language
Recognize and correct spelling and grammar
12 year old: Language
4000 words

Learn correct syntax
Caloric needs 6-12 years: Boys
16-17 kcal/cm
Caloric needs 6-12 years: Girls
13-14 kcal/cm
School-age Development - Erikson
Industry vs. Inferiority

Development of life's more formal skills
Cooperation, competition, coping
School-age Development - Piaget
Concrete Operations

Moral development
School-age Social Development
Identification with peers

Boys associate with boys and girls with girls
School-age Development of Self-Concept & Sexuality
Self concept
Body image
Self esteem
Sex education
Moral Development: Early School Age
Judge an act based on conseuences of reward and punishment
Moral Development: Older School Age
Judge and act based on intention, not just consequences
School-age play: Quiet games
Board games
Computer games
School-age: Dental Health
Develop adult teeth

Lose 4 per year
6 year molars
32 permanent teeth
School-age: Response to Pain
May see all behaviors of young child, especially during painful procedure, but less in anticipatory period
School-age: Signs of Stress
-Recurring stomach pains or headache
- Aggressive or stubborn behavior
- Regression to earlier behaviors (i.e thumb sucking)
- Reluctance to particpate
School-age: Signs of Stress
- Sleep problems
- Changes in eating habits
- Bed-wetting
Period that begins towards the end of middle childhood and ends with 13th bday
Childhood obesity: Defined
Defined as BMI at or above the 95th percentile for children of the same age and sex
Childhood obesity: Interventions
Encourage diet and exercise, lifestyle habits begin at this age!!