Gross Motor Skills for Children with Down Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals
ISBN: 1606130099
EAN13: 9781606130094
Language: English
Pages: 521
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 10.00" L x 7.00" W
Weight: 2.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Woodbine House

Gross Motor Skills for Children with Down Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals

Book Overview
This thoroughly updated second edition is a cornerstone of our Down syndrome collection and an essential resource for thousands of parents and professionals. In parent-friendly 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 from birth to age 6.
Editor Reviews
From the front Cover A cornerstone of our Down syndrome collection and an essential resource for thousands of parents and professionals, this guide to gross motor development is thoroughly revised and updated. In parent-friendly 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 from birth to age 6. Over 200 photos accompany step-by-step instructions to help readers assess a child's gross motor readiness and teach skills for head control, sitting, crawling, standing, walking, using stairs, running, kicking, jumping, and riding a tricycle. This second edition features additional activities, many new photos, info 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.