Category Archives for Special needs

Flapping arms – head lag – no eye contact. Is it autism?

  • March 7, 2018

You went to visit your friends, and your baby was acting in a way that you have never seen her before.Now you are worried.Your 7-month-old baby got excited and started jumping in your arms. Then she suddenly

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How does your baby learns to crawl?

  • October 6, 2017

Rolling is the first way your baby starts to move around. Some babies will roll across the room to get to a toy, but most babies will roll around for fun and only 1-2 rolls.This means crawling is the first

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Teaching kids with cerebral palsy walking

  • October 2, 2017

My success rate teaching kids to walk significantly improved when I changed my goal setting method. Instead of step by step goals, I now have one goal: walking.This allows me to focus mostly on activating

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Baby’s first big milestone: Head control

  • September 15, 2017

Head control is essential because all of the following motor milestones depend on it.Your baby can not roll, sit, crawl or stand without head control. Babies who have difficulties with head control will

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Why is my baby not walking? Not even trying?

  • August 29, 2017

It is as hard for him as it would be for you if I ask you to walk on a log 15 feet over a fast running stream His rational mind is not mature yet to predict the future. His brain can not assist him to

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What is your child’s gross motor personality?

  • August 13, 2017

What is personality?  “It is a set of individual differences that are affected by the development of an individual: values, attitudes, personal memories, social relationships, habits, and skills.”

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