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Learning development

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Last reviewed: May 2018

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Learning to walk

Your baby's first steps is one of the most exciting and memorable milestones in their development. Learn how you can help your baby learn to walk.

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How babies learn

Information on how children and babies learn, ideas to help your child play and learn, teaching them the essentials, plus links to trusted resources.

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Learning to crawl

Crawling is an important skill for your baby to learn and is a big milestone in their development. Your baby will crawl when they're ready, with their own unique style.

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Development milestones - your child at 5 years

Turning 5 is a time of new experiences and changes. Find out what development milestones should be reached by this stage and what are areas of concern.

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How your baby learns - birth to 3 years

Find out how your baby learns and develops from birth to 3 years.

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Continuing Professional Development

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is a structured approach to keeping your skills up to date. It can contribute to competence in practice including updating knowledge or clinical skills. CPD is often an ongoing requirement for professional registration and can involve any relevant learning activity. This could include attending a short course or study day or undertaking an online learning module.

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Social and emotional development

Your childs early years arent just a time for taking their first steps or learning their first words. Through their relationships with you and other family members, your child is building expectations about themselves, their world and the people in it.

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Developing communication skills

Good communication is always a two-way thing. Listening to children is as important as what you say to them and how you say it. This might not always be easy especially when youre tired, busy or have to deal with complaining or conict but its important to model good communication skills so your kids can learn from you.

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Developing Your Knowledge and Skills

There are a number of ways you can become more knowledgeable about providing culturally responsive palliative care

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Development milestones - your child 12 to 18 months

Learn more about development milestones for toddlers between 18-24 months - how to aid your child's development, identify development delays and when to get help.

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