Gross Motor Skills for Children With Down Syndrome

Gross Motor Skills for Children With Down Syndrome

A Guide for Parents and Professionals

Book - 2014
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Woodbine House
This thoroughly updated second edition is a cornerstone of our Down syndrome collection and an essential resource for thousands of parents and professionals.In parentfriendly language, the author explains the many physiological reasons that children with Down syndrome experience delays in their gross motor development and presents a physical therapy treatment plan for birth to age 6. Over 200 photos ccompany stepby-step instructions to help readers assess a child's gross motor readiness and teach skills for head control, sitting, crawling, standing, walking, using tairs, running, kicking, jumping, and riding a tricycle.This second edition features additional activities, many new photos, advice on transitioning from trikes to bikes, tips to address problems such as flat feet, and tendencies to watch for that can thwart development. Use this comprehensive and encouraging resource to get started working on your child's gross motor development and to supplement physical therapy.

Publisher: Bethesda, Maryland : Woodbine House, 2014
Edition: Second edition
ISBN: 9781606130094
Branch Call Number: 618.92858 W723g 2014
Characteristics: xxx, 521 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm


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