How Child Development Is Important For A Person 's Life

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Throughout a person’s life, being able to develop is important to become successful. The most beneficial time for a person to develop skills that will help them be successful is during a person’s childhood . Many people never pay attention to the process of child development, but the details are most important to become successful. In our society, the way someone develops during the early years of their life will have a huge effect on their academic success. For this reason, I believe we should focus on child development because it has a huge effect on a person’s social and academic life. We can start planning child development even before most kids are born to promote a greater chance for success. Prenatal care, parents, and the educational system play a role in child development. Every child develops differently depending on their situation. From my personal experiences I believe that child development is important. Being a twin born prematurely at 26 weeks weighing 1 pound 8 ounces and 1 pound 12 ounces, our development was a longer process, having to spend 68 days in the NICU before we were healthy enough to come home. I was the smaller twin, and as result some of my organs were not as developed like my brain. At three months old I was diagnosed with Hydrocephalus, which is an accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid in the ventricles of the brain which causes swelling and minor brain damage. Due to my Hydrocephalus, some skills such as math and driving are more
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