Tda 2.1 Describe the Expected Pattern of Development from Birth to 19 Years to Include, Physical, Communication and Intellectual, Social, Emotional and Behavioural Development

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TDA 2.1 Child & Young Persons Development

1.1 Describe the expected pattern of children and young peoples development from birth to 19 years to include:-

* Physical Development * Communication and Intellectual development * Social , emotional and behavioural development

A child’s development can be measured through physical and language milestones, intellectual, emotional and social development.
Each child follows a similar pattern, but each child can vary in their development and reach milestones at different times in their development. This is called the Holistic Process.

In general, child development progresses:- * From head to toe, beginning at the top of the body and gradually moving downwards. * From
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groups together all the red blocks regardless of shape or all the square blocks regardless of colour | Concrete operational
(7-11 years) | Can think logically about objects and events Achieves conservation of number (age 6), mass (age 7), and weight (age 9) Classifies objects according to several features and can order them in series along a single dimension such as size. | Formal operational
(11 years and up) | Can think logically about abstract propositions and test hypotheses systemtically Becomes concerned with the hypothetical, the future, and ideological problems |

From 9 months – 3 years babies will learn to walk, run, jump and hop using their gross motor skills. They have more control over their movements allowing them to point, hold small objects using the fine pincer grasp and gain more independence in toilet training.

From 3 to 7 years the child’s movements will be more coordinated. They will learn to balance when hopping, skipping and playing with balls. The fine pincer grip when holding pens, pant brushes will be more defined.

From 7 – 12 years as the child
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