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Assignment 1 – Understanding development and supporting equality, diversity and inclusion.


  a. Explain the sequence and rate of each aspect of development from birth – 19 years

  b. Explain the difference between sequence of development and rate of development and why the difference is important

  c. Explain how theories of development and frameworks to support development influence current practice

  d. Explain how different types of interventions can promote positive outcomes for children and young people where development is not following the expected pattern

  e. Analyse the importance of early identification of speech, language and communication delays and disorders and the potential risks of late recognition

  f. Explain how play and activities are used to support the development of speech, language and communication

  g. Evaluate the effect on children and young people of having positive relationships during periods of transition


  a. Identify the current legislation and codes of practice relevant to the promotion of equality and valuing of diversity

  b. Explain the importance of promoting the rights of all children and young people to participation and equality of access

  c. Explain the importance and benefits of valuing and promoting cultural diversity in work with children and young people

  d. Analyse the impact of prejudice and discrimination on children and young people

  e. Evaluate how own attitudes, values and behaviour could impact on work with children and young people

  f. Explain how to promote anti...