Assignment – Unit 1: Child and Young Person Development

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Assignment – Unit 1: Child and young person development
Task A - Complete tables

Complete the following four tables showing the different stages of development against the different ages and identify how development is holistic by showing links to other developmental aspects.

1. Physical development 2. Intellectual development 3. Communication development 4. Social, emotional and behavioural development

(Ref 1.1, 1.2)

Theorists in Child development:-

Piaget – Cognitive Development - Observed his own children, plus others to develop his theories. His theory is broad and runs from birth to adolescence and includes concepts of language, scientific reasoning, moral development and memory. Piaget believed that children went
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|years, this can impact the following other areas of development:- |
|Vygotsky’s Sociocultural |Reflexes mature and gain control over movements. Within | |
|Theory. |their second year they will start to walk and be able to |Social, emotional and behavioural development – Slower to |
| |point and use their hands to hold things and feed |socialise in certain situations. |
|Piaget Cognitive |themselves and will start to dress and undress | |
|Development Theory. |themselves. They will begin to play ball, enjoy climbing |Intellectual development – Delays to motor skills will delay |
|Sensorimotor |furniture and stairs. By their third year they will be |writing and pencil grip. |
| |walking and running with confidence and have more control| |
|Erik Erikson’s |when using pencils and will enjoy looking at books and |Communication development – Physical disability tongue tied. |
|Psychosocial Theory. |will start to explore toys like tricycles. |Delayed speech due to a