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Teen Growth and Development

As children enter adolescence, they go through big changes. This is an exciting time, full of many varied and rapid changes. Children start to become more independent and create a personal identity. They also grow and mature. Learn advice to help you and your child navigate the teenage years:

Emotional and Social Development

In adolescence, your child begins to establish himself or herself as an individual. This includes establishing independence, identity and self-esteem. Learn more about the emotional and social development of your child:

Cognitive Development

At 16, most teens learn to process more complex problems and can think abstractly. Learn more about teen cognitive development in this section:

Last Updated: June 2021