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Introductory visit/initial assessment of child

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Introductory visit/initial assessment of child The aim of my visit is to find out all I can about the child I am studying and the environment which he lives in. This information will help me to plan all my research and further visits to the child. The date of my visit to the child was the 16th of February 2006. The name of the child I am studying is Brandon and he is 3 yrs and 6 moths old. Physical Description: Brandon has short blonde hair, lovely big bright blue eyes. He is slightly tanned, His shoe size is 10. He weighs 3 stone which is average for his age and he also is 98 cm which is tall for his age. He has quite a rounded face, with a small dainty nose and a little mouth. Personality: Brandon is not a shy child he is always talking and is very confident to who he talks too. He is very playful and enjoys company of all ages. Brandon is very strong-willed and likes to have his own way all the time. He sometimes has his tantrums when he cant get his own way and when he is tired, Brandon loses his temper quite easily. ...read more.

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Sensory development uses the five senses which are sight, smell, sound, touch, taste and smell. Physically Brandon can walk, run, skip, hop using both feet, catch and kick a ball, he also has very good co-ordination skills and balancing skills and shows good spatial awareness. He has an awareness of the senses if sight, sound, taste, touch and smell. He also is very able to use his body to achieve her aims. Brandon meets all the developmental milestones of a child of his age. Intellectual development : Intellectual development covers a wide range of skills, such as problem solving, understanding and making sense of the world around them, reasoning skills, recognition, and making sense of their five senses. Intellectual development enables a child to question and to understand when they need help. It also includes sequencing skill, following instructions, being able to explain what they have done, develop concepts and learn basic skills in area's such as mathematics, language and literacy, knowledge and understanding of the world and creative development. Language : Brandon shows good language skills and is able to pronounce words correctly. He can also recognise letters from the alphabet as well but Brandon cant read yet but he picks up instructions from games and tells you what too do but he makes the rules up as he goes along. ...read more.

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Brandon confidently mixes with adults and other children, he is also a very sociable little boy. Regarding his independent skills, he is able to go o he toilet by himself but needs help when buttoning his trousers back up. He responds well to praise and acknowledgement and is eager to please. He is confident when he is separated from his mother. He is a very friendly little boy who is able to adjust his behaviour for different people. He knows very little about doing right or wrong because he tends to always like getting his own way. He meets all of the criteria and is a very confident upfront and friendly child who shows good self-esteem. Evaluation of introductory visit The visit to my child I think went really well, I already had a very good relationship with the child already so it made the visit much more easier. In my visit i met all of my aims which was too find out all i can about my child and focusing on PIES, physical, intellectual, emotional and social development because he was co-operative which made it easier. I found it easy too ask questions because his mum and bothers where really helpful. If i did my visit again I would not really change everything because overall my visit was successful in the long run. ?? ?? ?? ?? ...read more.

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