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

In this thoroughly updated second edition, the author explains in parent-friendly language the many physiological reasons that children with Down syndrome experience delays in their gross motor development. It presents a physical therapy treatment plan from birth to age 6. Over 400 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.

© 2014 Patricia C Winder
Audience: Parent, Professional