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Signs of Positive Developmental Delays: Gross Motor and Sensory Development

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Delaysingrossmotororsensoryskillsmaybecausedbyavarietyofneurologicalororthopedicproblems. REMEMBER , THOUGHTHATMOSTDELAYSARENOTSERIOUS.
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The following may be signs of developmental delay- Birthto 3months: * Limbs trunk feel floppy and excessively loose
* Arms and legs in only a limited way
* Is unable to maintain a position on the stomach 3 to 6months: * Limbs and trunk feel floppy excessively loose
* Arms and legs are stiff when moved during dressing and changing
* Move arms and legs in only a limited way
* Has trouble rolling from back to stomach and stomach to back
* cannot sit with support
* Has continued dominance of involuntary reflex movements
* Does not push down legs when feet are plac…

Motor Development and Sensory Development (Infant to Early Childhood)

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JeanPiagetwasa 20th century forward -thinkingpsychologistwhofocusedhisCOGNITIVEstudiesonchildren.
He found that children think in a completely different way than adult, a truly remarkable find since many  <script async src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js"></script> <script>      (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({           google_ad_client: "ca-pub-4280545194065456",           enable_page_level_ads: true      }); </script> psychologists at the same way as adult but were merely  less competent.
Piagetalso broke down children's cognitive development into stages and stressed - the importance of discovery learning where children are provided with opportunities to learn through , hands - on activities and exploration. MotorDevelopment Gross motor skills involve the ability to use large muscle for movement such as lifting the head, crawling, or walking. These skills begin to develop in infancy and early childhood. S…