Level 3 Diplima in Chiald and Yong Person

Unit 1:   Understand Children and Young Persen Development
      1.1. Explain the sequence and rate of each aspect of development from birth-19
            To look after and work with children it is important that you understand their development. It is impossible to think about how you can meet a child’s needs unless you know what to expect from him or her in terms of thinking, communication, and physical abilities for example. You will explore the principles of development and the five key stages from birth to age 19 years before looking at how physical, social and emotional, communication and intellectual skills are developed.
              Development is the gaining of skills in all aspects of the child’s life. The different types of development .
              Physical development: this refers to the body increasing in skill and performance and includes: gross motor development (using large muscles), for example legs and arms fine motor development (precise use of muscles), for example hands and fingers.Physical development allows children to gain independence.
            Social and emotional development: this is the development of a child’s identity and self-image, the development of relationships and feelings about him or herself and learning the skills to live in society with other people. Intellectual development: this is learning the skills of understanding, memory and concentration.Begin able to feel sorry for someone are examples of skils thet children learn .This area is closely tied to cognitive and language development.
          Communication and speech development: this is learning to communicate with friends, family and all others. However, it is important to realise that all the areas of development link together. Just stop and think about the changes that take place in the developing child. Comunication and language developmentare linked   to cognitive development because more sophisticated communication involves thinkinh about what you...