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Children and Young People Development Essay

  • Submitted by: ervisa
  • on February 12, 2014
  • Category: Social Issues
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UNIT 1: Understand children and young person’s development

1 – Understand the expected pattern of development for children and young people from birth to 19 years

      1.1 Explain the sequence and rate of each aspect of development from birth to 19 years old

Age | All aspects of development |
0-3 months |     * Can move their head and limbs   * Start smiling and respond to sounds   * Will recognize a parent or carer voice   * Will cry when are hungry, tired or distressed and can stop crying at the sound of a voice   * Can respond differently to changes in the tone of a voice and will laugh and chuckle when being spoken by parents or carer. |
3-6 months |     * Take everything to the mouth   * Follow people or objects moving their head   * They show trust especially towards parents   * Develop tastes and are able to recognize differences   * Start to use vowels, consonants or simple sounds   * Can imitate sounds that they hear |
6 months- 1 year |     * They could be sitting alone, without support   * Pulling and pushing on furniture to stand   * Start crawling and shuffling   * They have no idea of sharing and a strong sense of “mine”   * They can recognize familiar and unfamiliar faces    * They are able to point a named object as well as parts of a body   * They know their name and can understand some simple messages such as “clap hands” or “where are your shoes” |
1-3 years |     * Are able to walk alone   * Can kick, roll and throw a ball   * Can walk up and down stairs with both feet in one step and run without falling   * Learn to be separated from parents or carers for short periods of time   * May have close friends and play with both genders   * Can paint using a large brush   * Will be able to draw a man with head, arms and legs     * They can count to 10 and can make simple sentences   * At this age they can understand the concept of questions and can ask “why?” “What?” and how?” |
4-7 years |...

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