A child and young people’s development is holistic with each area being interconnected. Remembering to look at the whole picture not only what they can see in front of them. You have to take into consideration their; * Physical development (both fine and gross motor skills) * Intellectual development * Language development and overall communication skills * Social development (interaction with others) * Emotional development (behaviour).
Development from birth to three years of age
* Cries to communicate their needs to others. Stops crying to listen to others * Responds to smiles and positively to others e.g. family members and friendly. * Considers others in relation to their own satisfying needs for foods, drink, warmth, sleep, …show more content…
* Tell stories that stick to a topic
* Starts to understand their own emotions and others around them * Still may not want to be separated from parents or carers * Instead of acting out with physical behaviour they communicate their frustration * Can start to share and take turns with others
Five to Seven years of age
* Home is still very important as it’s a foundation of that child becoming more independent. * Developing more social skills to gain more friends * Starting to mimic people behaviour, both good and bad