BTEC child care level 3

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  • Created on: 01-05-14 11:16
what is atypical development?
significant difference in one/two more areas of a childs development compared to the expected normative development
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define global delay
all areas of development are significantly lower than the normative development for the age range
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specific delay
delay in one area of development
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name 5 specific need delays
dyspraxia, sight loss, dyslexia, hearing loss, illness
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define gifted people
some children's development is a typical cognitive and language, however gifted people have a significantly advanced differ from normative
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define talented people
this is mainly non-acedemic people, people who can play the piano, guitar etc.
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what are the range of topics which affect a child's development (prenatal + postnatal factors) ?
poor diet, smoking, drugs, stress and infection
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how does a poor diet affect a unborn child?
it can cause the child to be underweight, so it is important to eat a balanced diet during pregnancy. you need to take folic acid supplements to prevent spina bifida 12 weeks before planning pregnancy (or as soon as possible after finding out)
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how does smoking affect a unborn child?
smoking during pregnancy reduces and cuts off oxygen available for an unborn baby. there is clear link between cot death and smoking whilst pregnant. this can cause preterm and a light weight baby.
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how do drugs affect a unborn child?
over the counter drugs have warnings for pregnant woman as the drugs contain chemicals in them which interfere with the childs health development
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how do infections affect a unborn child?
some infections i.e rubella (german measles)/chickpox can affect an unborn baby's development. causing delays in areas of their development. in some cases it can also cause a miscarriage
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upto how many units of alcohol can a pregnant woman drink?
2 units
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what does drinking alcohol do to the baby?
causes low birth weight and creates growth difficulties and problems
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signs of foetal alcohol syndrome
low nasal bridge, thin upper lip, small eye opening..
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all areas of development are significantly lower than the normative development for the age range

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define global delay

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delay in one area of development

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dyspraxia, sight loss, dyslexia, hearing loss, illness

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some children's development is a typical cognitive and language, however gifted people have a significantly advanced differ from normative

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