IV Newborn to Two Years

TEA Units of Study: TEKS "Knowledge and skills" subsections covered:

A. Physical milestones B. Nutritional guidelines C. Safety and wellness 1. Childhood illnesses 2. Immunizations 3. Fitness D. Child abuse and prevention 1. SIDS 2. Shaken baby syndrome E. Family structure changes F. Brain structure G. Major theorists H. Explanation of major theories using real world examples I. Critique of major theories J. Use of theory to predict and explain individual and group behavior and guidance techniques

  • (3) The student understands the development of children ages newborn through two years.
    • (A) analyze the physical, emotional, social, and cognitive development of infants and toddlers
    • (B) analyze various developmental theories relating to infants and toddlers
    • (C) discuss the influences of the family and society on the infant and toddler
    • (D) summarize strategies for optimizing the development of infants and toddlers, including those with special needs
    • (E) determine techniques that promote the health and safety of infants and toddlers
    • (F) determine developmentally appropriate guidance techniques for children in the first two years of life


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