Cashius Observation Report

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Who: Cashius February 22nd 2010 Gender: Male Age: 3 Years and 2 Months Observations location: Visalia Baseball Park My child study is on my nephew, Cashius. He is three years, two months and weighs 37 pounds and is 37 inches tall. He ethnicity is Mexican and white. Cashius lives with his mom, step dad and brother (5 months old). His biological father has never seen him, or attempted to get in contact with him. They are a low-income family, who live in a low-income subdivision, in Visalia. Cashius has all his baby teeth and mom says he can brush them with a little bit of help. He can use the restroom by himself, but has a stool to stand on and help him sit on the toilet. Mom says he sleeps through the night without…show more content…
He was so excited, I could see his anticipation. As soon as he approached the team he passed them up making his way to the tee so he could bat. The coach gave him the bat and he was able to hold the bat and swing it with coordination. He knocked the ball off the tee and started running with instruction from his mom. He ran about five steps towards first base and then curved around to retrieve the ball. Mom retrieved him in motion and went with him around the bases. When he was out field he would put his glove on, but that didn’t last long, mom had to keep him focused on the task at hand, he was easily distracted throughout the game. In such a busy atmosphere he had no stranger danger fear. He didn’t want to be told what to do or where to go. When it was his turn to bat, he hit the ball and instead of running to first base he ran after the ball. He can understand that the bat hits the ball but can’t comprehend the logistics of the game at this point. Every child’s development is unique and complex. Although children develop through a generally predictable sequence of steps and milestones, they may not proceed through the steps in the same way or at the same time. The child development is also greatly influenced by factors in his or her environment and experiences he or she has. Expectations for what an average child might achieve within a given year can be very different, among young
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