Slide 1

In general, adolescence can be divided into three stages:
  • Early adolescence (ages 10 to 13)

  • Middle adolescence (ages 14 to 18)

  • Late adolescence (ages 19 to 23)

Slide 2

Some of the critical developmental changes that young people experience during this time include:
  • Physical changes

  • Cognitive changes

  • Social changes (including peer interactions, exploring sexuality and risk-taking)

Slide 3

  • Early adolescence (ages 10 to 13)

  • Middle adolescence (ages 14 to 18)

  • Late adolescence (ages 19 to 23)
Adolescent changes:
  • Physical changes - puberty and sexual development

  • Cognitive changes - development

  • Social changes - development