Describe the expected pattern of children and young people's development from birth to 19 years, to include: - physical development

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TDA 2.1.1 ac[1.1a] Describe the expected pattern of children and young people 's development from birth to 19 years, to include:
- physical development
When looking at the expected pattern of children and young peoples development from birth to 19 years, it is important to remember that each child will develop and grow at different rates. Reaching milestones at a more advanced pace or a slower pace than the broad average. This expected pattern includes physical, communication and intellectual, and social , emotional and behavioral development.
Physical development in children is an important area and is usually expected to happen automatically as they grow. The important areas are gross motor skills,
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By 2 years they will know at least 200 words or more.
2-3 years children will be saying sentences and communicating successfully. Although they will still make mistakes with there grammar such as ; i eaten it, i drawed it.
3-7 year olds are developing their speech and become much more social. They ask lots of questions helping their development even more, talking in past, present and future tenses. Most children will be in a school or nursery and developing their skills in numeracy and literacy. They will be learning to read and will call on adults to help and for approval and praise.
7-12 year olds will speak a language fluently, children of multicultural familys may speak 3 or more. They will be developing there reading and writing skills, there will be some children developing quicker than others. They will be able to discuss any ideas and thinking out problems. They will have greater ability at developing there own thoughts and preferences.
12-18 years olds will know which areas they are greater in than others and be choosing their subjects for their GCSEs and A levels, depending on if the child stays at school from 16 onwards. Some children will lack confidence in some subjects and try to avoid it at all costs. Teenagers are very aware of the children around them, so will try not to show there weaknesses in any area in order to feel like they belong.
16-19 year olds are ready to leave school and will have all the skills they need to either continue in there
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