Explain the reasons why children and young people’s development may not follow the expected pattern
There are many reasons why children’s and young person’s developments might not follow the expected pattern unfortunately in some cases although investigation takes place no reason is found but in most of the cases a reason is found and it might be one of the following.
Disability might minimise the possibility of development in a specific area of development but if the problem is tackled early the problem might be minimised an example of this might be of a child with a disability in one of his feet making it difficult for him to walk and it the problem is detected early and early support is provided for the child like specific walking aides to help him walk the developmental problem might be minimised.
How children feel emotionally plays an important part in their development as children that might be suffering from a depression or a low self esteem might not be keen and motivated to take risks in life and try out new things while children emotionally balanced take all the opportunities they might come across giving them the possibility to achieve their full potential
Some children’s development might not follow the expected pattern because of their genetic code which makes them develop at a slower rate than another children with to specific reason. Some children’s development might also be affected by the rate the gorw physically. An example of the is a 2 year old that is not yet able to speak yet and so he/she is not able to reach his/her full potential.
The environment in which the children are brought up affects their development this relates to the factors that influence children and young person’s develpment like for exapmle children that are brought up in poverty and in stressed environment might not be offered the same opportunities as other children that might be brought up in...