CYP Core 3

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. CYP Core 3.2.1 - Be able to assess the development needs of children or young people and prepare a development plan.
1.1 - . Explain the factors that need to be taken into account when assessing development.
Firstly all development of each child will be child centred so their wishes, feelings and abilities are taken into account before planning anything to help their development (risk assessments / activity planners)
When assessing a Childs development disability/special requirements should be made aware of this is because disability might slow their development down. For example people with autism have a lifelong developmental disability that affects how a person communicates with, and relates to, other people. It also affects how they make sense of the world around them.
Age and stage of development should be made aware of, this is usually marked down from birth and is on the Childs records, things such as height, weight and immunisations they have had. By looking back on records we can assess the development to see if they are doing the right things for their age or if they are not developing in areas. The correct help and support can be given early if there are any problems
Ethnicity and cultural backgrounds should be known about when assessing the Childs development this is because some ethnic backgrounds do things at different ages for example some religions are strict in what their children can do.
Any additional needs should be recorded about a Childs development if things are cause for concern and need to be followed up in the future.

1.2 - . Assess a child or young person’s development in the following areas
1.2 – Physical
This refers to the body increasing in skill and performance and includes: gross motor development (using large muscles), for example legs and
Arms fine motor development (precise use of muscles), for example hands
And fingers.
We can assess this by seeing how much the child has grown and how much they weigh. Within our workplace we

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