Development


Brain-Building Valentines Activities: Midline Crossing, Fine Motor, Vestibular, Visual Planning Development

Brain-Building Valentines Activities: Midline Crossing, Fine Motor, Vestibular, Visual Planning This post contains fun Valentines activities to help with your child’s learning development. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Holidays create some of the best opportunities for learning development and learning activities. Of course, Valentines Day is no exception. As you know, we love any excuse to improve our students’ gross and fine motor...

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Cross the Midline: Crossing the Midline Exercises Using Arms and Legs for Brain Integration Development

Cross the Midline: Crossing the Midline Exercises Using Arms and Legs for Brain Integration This article contains activities to help your child cross the midline for better learning. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. As you may already know, crossing the midline is very important to your child’s learning development. It’s a key element to helping our children flourish and learn in the classroom...

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MORO REFLEX: The Answer Behind Your Child’s Hypersensitivity to Light and Sound Development

Moro Reflex: The Answer Behind Your Child’s Hypersensitivity to Light and Sound This article provides information regarding the Moro reflex, which could be why a child has sensitivity to light and sound. Affiliate links are included for your convenience.  Have you ever noticed an infant startle himself awake? The baby flings his arms out and tightens his body, draws up his knees and then brings...

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Proprioception: Tools for Motor Planning, Proprioception and Hand-eye Coordination Development

Proprioception: Tools for Motor Planning, Proprioception and Hand-eye Coordination This post contains information about proprioception, motor planning and hand-eye coordination. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. If you have ever watched your child throw a ball or kick a ball to their teammate, as they grow older and develop their muscles and joints, you start to notice improvements in their athletic ability. When they outgrow...

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Delays in Learning when Your Child can’t CROSS THE MIDLINE – Signs of a Greater Problem Development

Crossing the Midline: Learning Delays when Your Child can’t Cross the Midline This post contains important details of learning risks when your child or student has trouble crossing the midline. Primitive reflexes. They have their time and their place. Take the Asymmetrical Tonic Reflex (ATNR), for example. This reflex coordinates the extension of an arm and a leg in response to the head being turned in their...

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Primitive Reflexes: The Answer Behind W-Sitting and How to Fix it Development

Primitive Reflexes: The Answer Behind W-Sitting and How to Fix it This article contains information regarding retained primitive reflexes and how they can be associated with W-sitting. It includes affiliate links for your convenience. Children find such joy in playing imaginative games with toys and costumes. I wish multiple times a day, both silently and verbally, that my kids will stay little. Maybe there is...

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CORE STRENGTH? POSTURE? What Weak Core Muscles are Telling You about Your Child’s Learning Development

Important Core Strength Handbook for Greater Learning Development This article discusses how your child’s learning relates to core strength and contains affiliate links for your convenience. Over the years, diet and exercise have become a huge part of our every day lives. The more we hear about diabetes, obesity and other health-related challenges, our natural instinct is to become more active and eat healthier foods to...

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Primitive Reflexes: A Child in Constant Fight or Flight Mode Development

Primitive Reflexes: A Child in Constant Fight or Flight Mode This post for primitive reflexes contains affiliate links for your convenience. You have an important presentation at work in a few minutes and you have to stand before the entire board and give the analysis for the past quarter. Your heart starts beating loud, you breathe rapidly and you feel tense. There is a queasy...

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Primitive Reflexes: Bedwetting – Why Your Child Wets the Bed or Wears Pull-ups after Age 5 Development

Primitive Reflexes: Bedwetting – Why Your Child Wets the Bed or Wears Pull-ups after Age 5 This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. As parents, we are all too familiar with the potty training process and how grueling it can be sometimes. Those frustrating trial runs with underwear versus diapers, frequent runs to the bathroom, and accidents that seem to happen at the most...

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Hyptonia: Exercises to Help Your Baby with Low Muscle Tone Development

Hyptonia: Exercises to Help Your Baby with Low Muscle Tone A pediatric physical therapist from Dinosaur Physical Therapy helps us understand the importance of strengthening your baby’s muscle tone. A baby with Hyptonia (poor muscle tone) can struggle with other developmental milestones as they get older. Developing these muscles as babies and toddlers will greatly enhance their learning capability in the classroom as they get...

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