Therefore, aggressive behaviour with other children would be expected, because the child’s parents have failed to form a stable mother-child relationship in his home environment. Infants, like Calum and his sister, who are malnourished may also experience a condition known as ‘non-organic failure to thrive’. This refers to the child’s weight, height and development falling significantly below age-appropriate ranges, without apparent organic cause. Even with treatment, the long-term consequences can include continued growth problems, retardation and socio-emotional deficits (Wallace, 1996). All these factors will have combined to make Calum that which he has become.
This could result in premature birth and low birth weight which can then lead to a slower development rate. ● Disability A child in a wheelchair or with a serious physical impairment would find it hard to do many activities, particularly those that are physically demanding. Gross motor skills would be at a less developed rate than peers and fine motor skills may be affected if the child had little or no control over their limbs. Another aspect to consider is if the parent of a child has a disability, research evidence over the past ten years has suggested that when children take on a caregiving role in the family their educational, social and emotional experiences and health can often be seriously jeopardized. ● Sensory Impairment A child may
Laura Myers Psyc October 11, 2012 Negative Effects Of Children in Foster Care at the Infant Stage of Life The negative effects on children that are placed in foster care at the infant stage of life can be the result of many actions by the foster parent and the caseworker, as well as how much visitation the children have with their nature parent. Over the years many studies have been conducted in this area of children affected by foster care placement. These studies showed that there are a few negative effects on children placed in foster care at the infant stage of life. Among these are emotional problems, bonding issues, and identity issues with themselves and parental figures. Although doctors, counselors, and foster care workers try their hardest to protect the children placed in foster care, the damage can and still does occur.
Heredity Learning disabilities often run in families. Children with LD are likely to have parents or other relatives with similar difficulties. 2. Problems during pregnancy and birth An illness or injury during or before birth may cause LD. Drug and alcohol use during pregnancy, low birth weight, lack of oxygen and premature or prolonged labour may also lead to LD.
"Conduct disorder" refers to a group of behavioral and emotional problems in youngsters. Children and adolescents with this disorder have great difficulty following rules and behaving in a socially acceptable way. They are often viewed by other children, adults and social agencies as "bad" or delinquent, rather than mentally ill. Many factors may contribute to a child developing conduct disorder, including brain damage, child abuse, genetic vulnerability, school failure, and traumatic life experience. (1999 Harper Collins) As you see within the definition itself it refers to delinquency as stated above a definition within a
(Health Issues of Premature Babies, 2014) Other health conditions that affect premature newborns include but are not limited to Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia, apnea, bradycardia, Retinopathy of Prematurity, jaundice, anemia, and heart murmurs. Prematurity can also cause long term health issues such as Autism, Asthma, intestinal problems, vision problems, dental problems, hearing loss, higher susceptibility to infections, as well as slower development in speech and learning
Reactive Attachment Disorder is a condition where young children or infants don’t establish healthy bonds with parents or caregivers. There are many different circumstances in a child’s life that can trigger the development of this particular disorder such as; emotional and physical neglect from caregiver, basic emotional and physical needs not being met or a traumatic experience such as death or a parent or separation of a parent. Additional factors that increase a Childs chance of developing Reactive Attachment Disorder include living in institutional care, prolonged hospitalization, living in an orphanage, extreme poverty, physical, sexual or emotion abuse, being forcefully removed from a neglectful or abusive home, parents who have mental illness, anger management
An Assessment of the Evolution of Childhood ADHD Abstract Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder may be responsible for difficulties in many aspects of a child’s life. A disorder that is a controversial issue worldwide, effects millions of school-aged children as well as parents, siblings, educators and classmates, causing disturbances in normal daily functioning. Without constant research and intervention this disorder will continue to be over and undiagnosed, possibly leading to more and severe symptoms in a child’s future. The adverse effects of ADHD with children ranges from preschool years to primary and into adolescence having more predominant symptoms at different stages. Undiagnosed ADHD can cause disruptions to both professional
Children Exposed to Violence: Criminal Justice Resource As we hear about the children exposed to violence though out the media and the internet, it’s sad that most children has to experience harsh violence in their lifetime. The worst thing is for a child that has to sit there and watch somebody else such as their father abuse the mother. The media shows that there are a lot of children across the world suffer the consequences of violence in their homes, in their schools, and in their community. These are some things I will be discussing about in my paper. Children become so involve in the domestic violence and suffer the full consequences of a bad home life.
The birth of a baby can have a bunch of powerful emotions, from excitement and joy to fear and anxiety. But it can also result Postpartum depression. Many new moms experience the baby blues after childbirth, which has alot of moods swings and other emotional behavior. Some new moms have a more severe form of depression known as postpartum depression. Not often dose an extreme form of postpartum depression known as postpartum psychosis develops after childbirth.