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Visual development in children aged 0 to 6 years

Authors
  • Zimmermann, Anita
  • Carvalho, Keila Miriam Monteiro de
  • Atihe, Camila
  • Zimmermann, Sara Martins Vieira
  • Ribeiro, Valeriana Leme de Moura
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2019
Source
Scientific Electronic Library Online - Brazil
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English
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Abstract

ABSTRACT Purposes: This study aimed to present the characteristics of visual development from a clinical viewpoint in infants and preschool children aged 0-6 years who were born at term with no pregnancy or childbirth complications. Methods: We conducted a bibliographic review on visual development in infants and preschool children. Results: We described visual development in children according to age groups: 0-1 month, 1-3 months, 3-6 months, 6-10 months, 10 months-1 year and 4 months, 1 year and 4 months-2 years, 2-4 years, and 4-6 years. Conclusion: Visual responses in infants and preschool children born at term and with normal development were observed to occur in an integrated manner with neuromotor functions in addition to cognitive and psycho-emotional sensory, behavioral, and visual capacity.

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