1.1 Explain The Sequence And Rate Of Each Aspect Of Development From Birth-19 Years

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1/10 Understanding how children and young people develop 1.1 Explain the sequence and rate of each aspect of development from birth - 19 years. The rate at which all children develop varies from child to child, however the sequence of development is very similar. The ways in which children and young people develop are measured are social, physical, intellectual, communication and emotional development (SPICE). Social development is the way in which a child or young person learns to fit in to the world that they live in. Developing emotional resiliance, self reliance, principles, morals and learning to maintain friendships and relationships with others. In the first six months of life, babies will communicate through crying to express their needs, such as hunger, tiredness, warmth or emotional comfort. They will smile and form a close bond with their main caregivers. They will respond to their name between 3 and 9 months of age, and by 9 months will start to view themselves as a seperate person to others. They will become more …show more content…

In the first three months, babies will start to move both eyes together, focus on objects more than 25cm away, roll from their front to their back and start to move their arms, legs and control their head. Between three and nine months, babies will usually learn to sit up, they will hold their head up without support, they gradually develop the ability to crawl and pull themselves up on the furniture. They will enjoy a range of sensory activities, such as bathing. Their palmar and pincer grip movements will start to develop, amd teething ususally occurs at around this time.Between nine and eighteeen months, the anterior fontanelle continues to close. Babies will be strong enough to stand unaided for a few minutes and gradually take their first steps. They will start to throw things and confidently be able to hold cups and spoons as the pincer grip continues to

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