Coloured Weight for Height Chart, used in the developing world for the monitoring of children's growth, can be used in conjunction with Child Health Charts, with additional adhesive labels, one left blank, one French, one Portuguese and one Spanish, by TALC ( Teaching Aids at Low Cost), St. Albans, England, 1992
Growth rates of young children are plotted using this ‘Weight for Height Chart’. It was made by the charity Teaching Aids at Low Cost (TALC). The child’s weight is plotted on the paper chart and can then be compared against a ‘normal’ growth rate. Monitoring a child’s growth rate is one way of highlighting malnutrition and diagnosing the presence of disease. The chart was for use in the developing world. It is deliberately ‘low tech’.
TALC was founded by Professor David Morley in 1965. It was a response to overseas students requesting teaching materials they could use back in their own countries.
- Psychology, Psychiatry & Anthropometry
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Accompanying cards (4): 213 mm x 295 mm x 2 mm,
Chart: 1465 mm x 935 mm x 10 mm, .2 kg
- chart - graphic document
- visual and verbal communication
- Teaching Aids at Low Cost (TALC)