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    remove garments, can point to one body part, feeds himself with a spoon.
2 years -- Pre-occupation with self, play more organized, smiles in relation to other person and is accompanied by verbalization. Toys are his 'love objects', climbs steps, puts on clothes and slippers, washes and dries hands, and can use pronouns like he, they, 1 etc.
2-3 years -- Peak of jealousy, questioning age.
3 years -- Complete sentences of 6 to 8 words appear frequently, plays with other children, dresses and undresses completely, holds and postpones his bowel movement.
3-4 years   Infantile pronounciations disappear.
4-5 years -- Identifies his own sex and appropriate sex roles. Aggression more verbal, names colours, learns the meaning of numbers, interested in playing with neighbourhood children.
6 years -- Knows how to count, questionning reaches its peak.
Cognitive Development
I Perception -- At Birth Vision -develops late Auditory Structures - more advanced Taste -Can discriminate, particularly sugar
At 1 month -- Looks more at vertical stripes
3 -4 months -- Prefers curved elements to straight lines
6 months -- Differenciates female faces from male faces.
6 -7 months -- Reaching out for objects, can tell familiar faces from unfamiliar ones.
7 -12 months -- Avoids visual cliff.
2 -4 months -- Novelty of the stimulus attracts attention.
12 months -- Concept of 'face' is very firmly established.
18 months -- Notices the discrepancy between objects.
4 years -- Novelty is not a major factor in drawing attention.
1 month -- Able to make fine discrimination between speech sounds.

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