Child Development Unit 22 Outcome 1 and 2

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Unit 22. Outcome 1: Understand child and young person development. Birth – 1 Month • Sleeps 20 hours a day • Crying – main form of communication (fosters early interaction) • Begins to have distinct facial expressions • Moves around more • Focuses both eyes together • Can detect smells • Sensitive to touch • Uses reflexes • Focuses on source of sound 2 – 3 Months • Visual and oral exploration • Cries, coos, and grunts • Emotional distress • Smiles at a face (social smiling) • Imitates some movements and facial expressions • Begins to realize he/she is a separate person from others • Can be comforted by a familiar adult • Can respond positively to touch 4 – 6 Months • Babbling • Feeds 3-5 times a day • Control…show more content…
Sequence means that there is a definite pattern to a child developing e.g. a toddler being able to walk before they can run (sequence of development would be the order in which the development happens). Rate means the speed in which a child develops (rate of development is the speed at which development happens). It is important to know the difference because as child develops if they achieve this development by sequencing it enables you to plan effectively and at the right time. When recording the rate of development it helps us to identify any concerns that we may have within the development area, this enables you to further investigate why this is happening. Unit 22. Outcome 2: Understanding the factors that influence children and young people’s development and how these affect practice. Explain how children and young people’s development is influenced by a range of personal factors. * Health Status - Asthma can effect physical development as the child may not push themselves to their physical peak. * Disability – If in a wheel chair this may prevent them from playing some unadapted sports and therefor may not be pushed to their physical peak. * Sensory impairment – If
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