Dmt 101

DMT 101
When a baby is born into the world, unlike animals they are born without ‘instincts’. In order to survive in the world, he would have to undergo physical and mental development to help him gain new experiences and be able to survive. It is through the process of development that enables us to learn and gain the knowledge for survival. As an adult, it is how we aid the young ones in developing and preparing him to be independent and capable on his own that is important. In order to guide the child properly, we must know and fully understand the various different stages of growth the child will be going through during this short time.
Unlike adults, a child has creative intelligence. From the age of 0-3 years, he is in his ‘unconscious’ mental stage. It is during this particular period the child is able to absorb and store information from his surroundings. It is this period that is the most formative. Given the right environment, love and care, the child would definitely have the desire to learn. From the age of 3 onwards, the child moves onto his ‘conscious’ mind. He is going through his sensitive period. Sensitive periods are short periods of time where the child is particularly interested in a certain aspect of his environment. These ‘sensitive periods’ are visible in the child until he is about 6 years of age. Once the child has gone past his sensitive periods, they would not come back again. He would only be attracted to that particular aspect of his environment until his needs for it are fulfilled and the child is satisfied. He assimilates his environment solely by in virtue of one of these intense and specialized characteristics. The 6 sensitivity periods are sensitivity to order, learning through the 5 senses, sensitivity to small objects, sensitivity to the co ordination of movement, sensitivity to language and lastly the sensitivity to the social aspects of life.
Sensitivity to order is seen in the first year of the child’s life until the...