Cyp 3.1 Essay

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Unit Title: Understand child and young people’s development. Unit Number: CYP Core 3.1 Unit Reference: L/601/1693 1. Explain the sequence and rate of each aspect of development from birth to 19 years. 1.2 Explain the difference between sequence of development and rate of development and why the difference is important. The sequence of development is a pattern in which a child develops from infancy, through childhood and into adulthood, these are usually categorized in two ways: personal factors: factors that are specific to a child such as: disabilty, health status, impairment, learning difficulty, bereavment etc. and... external factors: factors that effect the child externally: poverty and deprivation, family enviroment or background, personal choices, care status, education etc. development starts from when a child is born upto the age of 19, the aspects of development are: physical, communication, intellectual/ cognitive, social, emotional, behavioural and moral. The rate of development is the pace a child develops and grows at. These principals are taken into all accounts through all areas of development from mental to physical to intellectual and emotional maturity. Growth is a continuous process which differs for all individuals. for example: a baby can learn to walk at 10 months, whereas another baby wont learn to walk until 18 months, this is perfectly nomal in development, but no baby will learn to walk until they can sit up. it is important to know the difference in sequence and rate as we can have an idea as to what age a child should be developing through stages and that we can monitor any delays which could be a cause of concern which may lead to the child being given special recommendation to help aid in everyday life including school. The sequence of and the rate of development Babies at birth
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