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July 8th, 2009, 11:13 AM
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during the first 24 months, the intellectual development of a child gradually enables him to do the following;
  • to integrate sensory information
  • to form associations and expectations so that he/she can learn to make sense of the world.
  • to develop object permanence.
  • to learn how to think in an abstract way and how to make deductions.
  • to develop concept of time.
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July 8th, 2009, 11:20 AM
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activity 1

give your baby the opportunity to turn his head during feeding, and excercise the grasp reflex. your babies reflexes form the basis for his future intelllectual development. basic reflex behaviour is a stepping-stone to the development of future voluntary behaviour.
your baby now instinctively turns his head in the direction of the nipple when it touches his/her cheek, but at 3 months your baby will deliberately search for the nipple with his mouth, even if he only sees it coming.
its suggested that you sometimes place the nipple against his cheekso that he can feel it-and then pracice turning his head and finding it by himself, rather then placing it in his mouth straight away. you can also tyr placing your forefingers sideways into his hands so that he can grab it, thereby exercising the graqsp reflex.

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DO NOT LEAVE YOUR BABY ALONE WITH A BOTTLE. when you hold your baby during a feed, he has the oppurtunityof simultaneously seeing, smelling, feeling, tasting and hearing his mother. in this way he learns to link information he receives from his different senses and createws an ideal opportunity for him to learn to integrate sensory information.
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