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2011 || About Us HELPline Search Join Our Mailing List || SUPPORT THE MEDIA PROJECT. and emotional growth and change.T. so it is important to lay foundations for his/her sexual growth. and adults are sexual beings. Ages 18 and Over—What You Need to Know Human development is a lifelong process of physical.A.www. Adults have a responsibility to help young people understand and accept their evolving sexuality. Sexuality is also a lifelong process. are completed.] . CA 91604 ● P: >> Facts and Figures >> Child and Adolescent Development >> Growth and Development. PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT Most young adults aged 18 and over will: • Complete the process of physical maturation. When concerns arise about a specific young adult's development.0825 ● E: healthytv@themediaproject.themediaproject. November 03. and understanding. such as size of penis and breasts. DONATE TODAY >> þÿ Growth and Development.318. children. However. In the early stages of life—from babyhood to childhood. and adolescence to adulthood—enormous changes take place. Each stage of development encompasses specific markers. Throughout the process. Our Services 3940 Laurel Canyon Blvd #237 ● Studio City. behavioral.R. Just as it is important to enhance a young adult's physical. each young person is an individual and may reach these stages of development earlier or later than others the same age. and cognitive growth. relationships. The following developmental guidelines apply to most youth in this age group. usually attaining full adult height [Secondary sexual characteristics. emotional. || Thursday. parents or other caregivers should consult a doctor or other developmental professional. childhood to adolescence. cognitive. teens. Ages 18 and Over—What You Need to Know THE MEDIA PROJECT Facts & Figures News & Shows Take P. each person develops attitudes and values that guide choices.

and avoid dictates. work.COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT Most young adults aged 18 and over will: • • • • • Move into adult roles and responsibilities and may learn a trade. families should: • • • Keep the lines of communication open and accept that the person is an adult. and adult interests EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT Most young adults aged 18 and over will: • • • • • • • Move into adult relationships with their parents See the peer group as less important as a determinant of behavior Feel empathetic Have greater intimacy skills Complete their values framework Carry some feelings of invincibility Establish their body image SEXUAL DEVELOPMENT Most young adults aged 18 and over will: • • • • • Enter into intimate sexual and emotional relationships Understand their own sexual orientation. Continue to offer physical and emotional closeness. and/or pursue higher education Fully understand abstract concepts and be aware of consequences and personal limitations Identify career goals and prepare to achieve them Secure their autonomy and build and test their decision making skills Develop new skills. not a child. Offer choices. hobbies. although they may still experiment Understand sexuality as connected to commitment and planning for the future Shift their emphasis from self to others Experience more intense sexuality WHAT FAMILIES NEED TO DO TO RAISE SEXUALLY HEALTHY YOUNG ADULTS To help young adults ages 18 and over develop a healthy sexuality. acknowledge responsibilities. but respect their need for .

com << make the media project your homepage top of page >> home >> . RN. MEd. Director of Education and Outreach October 2002 © Advocates for Youth Send this page to a friend >> YOUNG PEOPLE HAVE THE RIGHT TO SEXUAL HEALTH INFORMATION & SERVICES. Facilitate their access to sexual and reproductive health care. CA 91604 ● P: 323.318.privacy and independence. Continue offering guidance and sharing values. • • • Appreciate them for their strengths and qualities. Compiled by Barbara Huberman. DONATE TO THE MEDIA PROJECT TODAY >> THE MEDIA PROJECT 3940 Laurel Canyon Blvd #237 ● Studio City.0825● E: healthytv@themediaproject.