New national health card for girls and boys from 0 to 9 years old There is a section for E.Child Development Assessment (EDI)which allows assess motor skills and social language and cognitionwith the aim that from the first month of life it is possible to start interventions that promote holistic development in early childhood.
And if any problem is detected at an early stage, the minors will be directed to Regional child development centers, children’s hospitals or specialized departments.
The results of the evaluation will medical staff determine if a girl or boy is developing normally when they meet the skills expected for their age. If you have a delay or only a delay in development, but not an obvious delay.
Antonio Rizzoli Cordova, specialist at the Federico Gómez Children’s Hospital of Mexico (HIM), who developed the EDI test, indicated that he also there is a table in the textbook in which mothers and fathers can record progress from one month of life to eight years.
And he repeated that in case a girl or the child does not have any of the skillsAccording to your age, you need to be guided by the options that exist in the health sector in order to act in a timely manner.
“The booklet contains a section detailing the skills that a girl or boy should acquire according to age in the motor, language, social and cognitive areas, as well as a table in which mothers and fathers record progress from one month of life to eight years.
“In addition, for the first time, the booklet includes a registration section that assesses the development of a child at one month, six and 18 months, and two, three, four and five years.”
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