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Factors that influence child development

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  • Essay length: 1936 words
  • Submitted: 03/04/2008
  • Marked by teacher: (?) Michelle Turrell
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This report demonstrates a very basic level of knowledge and understanding of how certain factors can affect development. it is not clear in the first instance of who the report is based around or the intentions of the report. a strength of this report is that it is easy to read as the writer has set it out in a simple manner.

Marked by teacher Michelle Turrell 01/03/2013

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Factors that influence development

There are a lot of factors which effect a child's development some of these are:

* Family structure

* Housing

* Sibling rivalry

Family Structure

There are many reasons why children live in a range of family structures. Some of these structures are:

* Nuclear family

* Extended family

* Lone-parent family

* Reconstituted family

Nuclear Family

This family is usually classed as "normal." This usually consists of parents and children. Parents are usually the primary carers. Katie lives in this type of family she has two older brothers and two older sisters. She has a lot of role models living with her and also people she can depend on and learn from.

Extended family

This is where relatives live with the family. The relatives living with the family would help care for the child. The child would develop a strong relationship with a lot of members of the family it also has a strong sense of security.

Lone-parent family

The child lives with only one parent some reasons for this maybe

* One parent has died

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This report demonstrates a very basic level of knowledge and understanding of how certain factors can affect development. it is not clear in the first instance of who the report is based around or the intentions of the report. a strength of this report is that it is easy to read as the writer has set it out in a simple manner.

Marked by teacher Michelle Turrell 01/03/2013

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