Thursday, September 6, 2012

Track Your Childs Progress with Nipissing District Developmental Screen

Nipissing District Developmental Screen 30 Months

I’ve been meaning to update you on the kids development in relation to the “Nipissing District Developmental Screen”. For those of you that live in Ontario, we are fortunate to receive this service for free.

We are currently using the 30-month checklist (the kids are actually 33-months, actual, not adjusted Uncle Kevin) to assess their development.

Starting at 36 months, the milestone list changes to once a year up to 72 months (6 years).

And now for a humorous breakdown of how The Kids are doing.

#2. Does it count if it takes them two hours to do it?
#3. They have been joining 5+ words together (Artemis even more) for months.
#5. They are very familiar with me, my and mine in both English and Spanish. We’ve recently started correcting them and they will use “I” when prompted.
#7. Artemis is very good at drawing lines. Wait for my post on “Wordless Wednesday” to see all of her skills in action…
#8. No need to have the clothing already unzipped, they can do that for themselves. Thankfully, the days of waking up to them naked have ended. For now.
#9. Most of the time. Max is so cute when he falls (and doesn’t get hurt of course).
#10. What about “Kick a ball forward and knock over a drink that’s sitting on the table right beside a laptop”. Future game winner?
#12. They both love to sing Twinkle Twinkle and the Itsy Bitsy Spider and know them by rote.
#14. They love to make believe. Unfortunately, it sometimes requires that they spill something (on purpose) so that they can clean it up…
#15. What constitutes briefly?

Check out our other Nipissing Developmental Checklist posts.

How Is Your Child Progressing?

15 thoughts on “Track Your Childs Progress with Nipissing District Developmental Screen

  1. Elizabeth Matthiesen

    I laughed when I read your #10 of your humorous breakdown of how The Kids are doing. I do like this idea but would also point out that all children are different, some take an awful long time to do some things and are quick at others, so don’t get too worried if your child doesn’t seem to be at the top for doing all these things. One of my daughters who was a lot slower at most things (her one year younger sister used to read to her! ) and had me a little worried through out school was in fact purely lazy! She now has a top notch job and is earning well doing something that she enjoys doing. I would never have expected her to do this well.

  2. Darlene Schuller

    These kinds of things are wonderful ‘guidelines’, but that’s all. Your entries always put a smile on my face <3.

  3. kristen visser

    these are awesome! i actually fill one out everytime i take my daughter to get her shots but its nice to look at them before hand to see where my child is at compared to the charts


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