Describe the Expected Pattern of Children and Young People's Development from Birth to 19 Years

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1.1 Describe the expected pattern of children and young people's development from birth to 19 years. Birth; Recognise mothers voice and smell Able to cry to let everyone know they need help Actively learning through touch, taste and hearing Swallowing and sucking reflexes- ensuring that babies can feed and swallow milk Rooting reflex- babies move their head to look for a nipple or teat if the cheek and mouth are touched, helping the babies to find milk Grasp reflex- automatically putting fingers around an object that has touched palm of hand Startle reflex- when babies hear a sudden sound or see a bright light, they move their arms outwards, and clenching their fists Walking and…show more content…
Babies are able to feed themselves with their fingers 18 months; Children are walking up and down stairs with adult help Less babbling and more recognisable words, for example 'no', 'come', 'go', 'drink', 'bye' etc.. Signs of temper and frustration Eagerness for independence- trying to feed themselves with a spoon Enjoyment of pop up and posting toys Sitting and pushing off with their legs on sit and ride toys Determines to try things by themselves Interest in other children Awareness of where their parents are and what they are doing 2 years; Enjoying songs and dancing to music Pointing to pictures of familiar objects and naming them Anger and frustration if they cannot do what they want to do Delight and happiness when they are enjoying something Keen to show things to adults Playing on sit and ride toys Running and climbing Building with bricks, doing simple jigsaw puzzles Some children moving out of nappies Likely to have around two hundred words in their vocabulary Starting to enjoy pretend play, taking an empty cup and drinking from it or giving a teddy a hug They are showing individuality They know what they want to do, touch and hold They can move confidently and enjoy doing things for themselves 'Terrible twos'- frustration 2 1/2 years; Still keen to be independent,
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