Health concerns

middle ages


Well developed by now

Mid range sounds develop first.

By 11 they can hear like adults.

Ear infections are less likely.

Can be dangerous left untreated.


6 year olds are ready to read.

they can see with both eyes at same time.

somewhat farsighted.

25% need their eyes checked again.

important to get thier eyes checked regulary.



common problem in these ages.

excessive body fat.

considered obese if they are 20 pounds heavier.

affects 25%

might have overweight parents.

could be inherited.

environment is a contributing factor.



start to loose baby teeth

cavities are prone.

20 primary teeth will fall out by 12.

can have a psychological effect on children