A learning disability affects the way a person learns new things in any areas of life. It affects the way they understand information and how they communicate. A learning disability means that it is harder for a child to learn, understand and communicate than it is for other children. A learning disability can be mild, moderate or severe. Some people with a mild learning disability can talk easily and look after themselves, but take a little longer than usual to learn new skills.
Different studies show that there are a lot of differences between the 80’s generation and today’s generation. A few of these differences are that young people are more hyperactive, and can be focused on one thing for a certain timeframe. The major change between these generations is the impact of the new culture created by the modification of various factors. Young people (between the ages of 14-30yrs) are losing the ability to interact face to face or without the use of social media such as Facebook. This is not the case when comparing them to the previous generation.
Social, emotional and behavioural Close contact with a primary carer and the baby especially when they are feeding the baby. 1 month Physical Babies look less curled up like a ball and less startled. Congnitive A baby will stop crying when they hear their parents voices. Communication Babies coo when contented from about 5 weeks old. Social, emotional and behavioural Babies will smile in their sleep.
Diary is like a daily record of what the child has done so parent can be told at the end of the day things like what time the child has eaten or for babies how often they had their nappy changed today or for toddlers what they have done EG playing with play dough or painted. Narrative methods the observer notices something interesting and begins to write down what the child is doing the observer writes down everything the child is doing or saying. Through these observations staff can see if
Dentists generally recommend brushing 3–4 minutes, but 2 minutes will do the trick. Also what the child should eat to keep their teeth healthy and that eating a lot of sweets can give you bad teeth and showing them pictures of children with bad teeth so they can see the effects. Moreover psychologist aims to improve lifelong outcomes for children, young people and families by applying psychology to educational contexts. psychologists work mostly through schools, with each school and nursery school having a link educational psychologist. Educational Psychology Service can be requested to be involved in supporting a pre-school child through a request from a parent, a health professional, nursery.
It may also occur as a result of human nature and our ability to learn from our environment. Human beings have a keen sense to adapt to their surroundings and this is what child development encompasses. Every child would struggle to find their culture and identity in child development. | Birth – 1 Month • Sleeps 20 hours a day • Crying – main form of communication (fosters early interaction) • Begins to have distinct facial expressions • Moves around more • Focuses both eyes together • Can detect smells • Sensitive to touch • Uses reflexes • Focuses on source of sound | | 2 – 3 Months • Visual and oral exploration • Cries, coos, and grunts • Emotional distress • Smiles at a face (social smiling) • Imitates some movements and facial expressions • Begins to realize he/she is a separate person from others • Can be comforted by a familiar adult • Can respond positively to
Babies at around this mile stone will also be able to point to objects and deliberately throw objects. From the age of around 9 months babies will stand by themselves and move around the room by holding on to the furniture and eventually walk without being assisted. Communication and intellectual development. The pattern that babies intellectually developer and communicate if firstly by crying when they need something such as feeding or they in pain. They will learn to coo and turn their heads to the direction of the sound.
The same is said for the development of emotional and social expectations for a child. Unlike physical development milestones, social, emotional and behavior development has much harder to observe. New skill such as self-awareness can be tough to spot, and others can be difficult or even impossible to see directly, this is mainly due to the child entering a school environment then these social and emotional skills become more important. The first three months from birth, babies are learning about themselves and every person around them. They start looking at their own hands and feet, sucking on their fingers, this also helps them to understand how the legs and arms are attached to the babies body.
She is currently attending a nursery group at a local school in South East London. Her parents are a working class couple who are very busy. Recently, there had been discussions about changing Child M’s school. On my first visit in the evening, I met Child M in the living room playing with her toys. On sighting me, she ran to her mum at the other end of the living room.
Yilda Solano Child Observation #2 11/15/2011 Psy 122: Child Growth and Development Middlesex Community College Kimberly Kinsella Observer: Yilda Solano Date of observation: 11/15/2011 First name of child: Gina Setting: Inside Family Day Care Child’s age: 5 years and 8 months Physical Description of child: Gina is a girl with black hair and brown eyes. She was wearing a pink shirt and blue pants with black shoes and white socks. Time observed: 9:50 to 10:00 Gina was in the playroom with Tony and Chris; they were pretending to make a cake for the caregiver. They had fake eggs, cake flour, baking pan, spoons, butter, milk, and real water, they were trying to pretend taking turn, Gina said “I’ll do the water and the milk, Tony you do the butter and the eggs and Chris you take the baking pan and mix it all with the spoon” and Chris said “why I have to mix, I want to do something else” but Gina said “there is nothing else to do, but do you want to do the water and the milk and I mix it all” “fine I like that better” Chris said. When Tony was done pretending to put the eggs and the butter it was Chris’ turn she pretended putting the milk and then when she putted the water she made a mess that ended up wetting Gina’s shoes, the caregiver took a napkin and gave it to Gina to dry her shoes but Gina said “it’s ok Martha” referring to the caregiver, “I can take my shoes off and Chris don’t worry I’ll get new shoes when I get home but next time you do it how I say it”, then they were laughing.