The Expected Pattern of Children and Young People’s Development from Birth to 19 Years

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Describe the expected pattern of children and young people’s development from birth to 19 years

Through a young person’s development, from birth to 19 they are expected to follow a development pattern including physical, social, environmental, behavioural, intellectual and communicational. The expected pattern is seen as the average time period it would take to accomplish these skills.

The expected pattern starts at 0-3 years where a child is expected to develop the most. They have little control over their bodies at 0-1 years and are dependent on their natural instincts e.g. sucking, grasping but when the child has more control over their body they will start to crawl and eventually progress to walking. By the age of 3 as well as
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They also ask a lot of questions and are able to talk about things in the past and future with greater confidence.

7-14 years --- By this stage, most children are fluent speakers of language and are developing and refining their skills at reading and writing. Their language skills enable them to think about and discuss their ideas and learning in more abstract terms.

14-19 years ---At this stage, they use technology communicate and use phones with their friends.

Social development

3-7 years--- As children become interest in cooperative play and interest in other children with the odd squabble and argument, they choose friends and responding to adult praise and recognition. Most children starts school at the age of 4, so this is a difficult transition.

7-14 years --- By this stage, children have stable friendships, enthusiasm when given areas of responsibility and clear different activities between boys and girls.

14-19 years --- They still have strong friendship with enjoyment and confidence. They behave with low-self esteem as smoking and misuse of substances.
Emotional

At the start of their lives, babies are programmed to seek out the things that they want by crying. As they mature, though, children's emotional capabilities expand, allowing them to develop a variety of skills that they will need in their adult lives.

0-12 months:

Warm, attentive care, especially during the first year of life, helps babies to gain a sense that the world is a safe and
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