Health Concerns

by Elizabeth

Hearing

  • children hearing is usually well developed, by middle childhood
  • age 11 children have auditory awareness of adults
  • ear infections can be a health problem
  • can cause permanent hearing loss
  • number of ear infections, decreasing due to changes within the body

VISON

  • age 6 most children are ready to read
  • can see object with both there eye at same time
  • there ability to focus improves
  • many preschoolers are farsighted
  • they can see objects in the distance
  • with corrective lenses, nearsightedness can overcome

TEETH

  • begin loosing there primary teeth
  • 1st and 2nd graders often have toothless smiles