Explain the Benefits for Children When Their Individual Needs Are Met


The process and outcome of recognition of children individual needs is extremely important and it starts as soon as baby comes into the world. Once it’s appeared, it starts to develop using it’s instinct and senses to feel secure and safe, recognising parent’s scents and listening to the voices they have been hearing whilst in the womb. The parents would also begin to tune into their baby noticing characteristics that their baby is displaying. This recognition of the baby’s individual needs leads parents to effective care.
Once children approach the nursery age and start a new chapter in their lifes, the practitioners start working with them and their responsibility is to provide appropriate activities for the age and stage of development of each child in their care. As every child is a unique individual and no two children are identical, the practitioners, in order to be successful, must recognise and consider the individual needs, interests and stage of development of each child in their care, therefore consider the range of children’s styles, social interactions and personalities:
  * some are noisy; others are quiet
  * some are shy; others are outgoing
  * some like to spend time by themselves while others are the life of the party
  * some are very active while the others are quiet
  * some enter into the new situation easily while others like to stand back and watch
As well as when treating children individually the practitioners should understand and respect the cultural and language backgrounds, religions, family backgrounds, learning difficulties and disabilities.
If practitioner follow a cycle of planning, observation and assessment for each of their key children, will be successful in meeting their physical and emotional needs. The benefits would be significant as child will be able to built his own personality which makes him more responsible and more aware of his...