T.D.a 2.1 3.3

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T.D.A 2.1 3.3 Each child will experience different changes in their lives. These are known as transitions and can be as common as starting school to changes of the body, to transitions only some children and young people may experience, such as the seperation of parents to abuse. These transitions will affect children and young people in their development and show in ther behaviour. The move from primary school to secondary school is a transition every child will encounter. It can affect the child in many ways as they can become nervous and anxious resulting in them becoming withdrawn and have a lack of confidence at the thought of a new school, they may be leaving close friendship groups making them upset and feeling alone. Most children will experience a new baby in the family. Younger children may find this difficult as they will still be used to having all of the attention and not understand why the family set up has changed, this could lead them to reverting back to baby ways themselves, have tantrums, be unkind to the new baby or become clingy. An older child may feel left out and become withdrawn and feel in the way, which could result in them not feeling a part of the new family. They may endure sleepless nights and loose sleep making them tired and unable to concentrate when at school. They may become disruptive in the classroom as they feel the need for attention. Should the child unfortunately be a victim of abuse, then this transtition in their life will affect them deeply, often leaving long term effects. An abused child will feel scared, alone and depressed. Their trust in adults will diminish rapidly, making them feel like they have no one to turn to. They will have a huge lack of confidence and low self esteem, and maybe feelings of guilt wondering if it is their fault. All of these things will have a great detremental affect in all
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