Tda 2.1 Child and Young Person Development Essay

1465 Words Jun 11th, 2013 6 Pages
Age(Years) | Physical Development | Communication And Intellectual Development | Social, Emotional And Behavioural Development | 0-3 | From birth to 12 months is a fast period of physical development. When first born babies have very little control over their bodies, they depend upon a series of reflexes for movement, however over the first 12 months they will learn how to control their bodies and by 12 months should be able to crawl or roll. By the age of 2 a baby would have developed quickly and learned how to walk, point, grasp, feed themselves and possibly also dress themselves. By the age of 3 a child will have defined their motor skills and will have more control over holding pencils and turning pages in a book. Children will …show more content…
Friends will be a big part of their life and will want their independence, however their behaviour may change as they adjust to all the different situations they will be in. | 16-19 | This is the age where children are now classed as adults, girls would have reached maturity although boys will continue to grow and change until their mid 20s | Career and university choices will be at the forefront of every young persons thoughts as they leave school. Majority will continue to focus on the areas they have great strength and interest in. | Advice and guidance will still be needed from adults at this stage, as the choices they make will be an emotional journey. |

Some children are born with no obvious disabilities and are therefore considered to develop in the expected pattern of any other child, it is only when a child is lacking in one area of development is the realisation of a possible disability. For example, a child is born deaf but responds to light and movement, it is not until they reach the age where they should be responding to things behind them that a diagnosis can be established. It is by this stage the child has already fallen behind with the learning of the everyday language spoke within their family. This set back then has a knock on effect through out, the child is then taught how to use their hands and facial expressions to communicate. The language they learn

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