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Your Child's Motor Development Story Understanding and Enhancing Development from Birth to Their First Sport

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ISBN-10: 1935567322

ISBN-13: 9781935567325

Edition: 2011

Authors: Jill Mays

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List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Sensory Resources
Publication date: 10/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 196
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

 Jill has been working with children for a LONG time.  She is an occupational therapist and a mother of three children- two boys and a girl.  The two younger children are girl boy twins, so she had a unique opportunity to watch development evolve from both the female and male perspectives.  Jill juggled her career as a working mother, balancing soccer, dance and music  schedules with a private practice and consulting. Jill has been helping parents and educators understand the many concepts of sensory motor development.  This process affects not only motor skills but the emotional well being of the child and the ability to organize and attend to the world…    

Birth and the Infant
Birth and the Infant
Hardwired for Movement
Movement for Organization
Positioning for Strength and Control
Movement through the First Year
Movement through the First Year
Intentional Movement Begins
Bilaterality Emerges
Independent Sitting
The Case for Crawling
�And Away We Go…!�
The Road to Walking
The Road to Walking-The First Year and Beyond
Tools of the Walker
Climbing Stairs
Other Motor Skills Develop
Other Motor Skills Develop-Infancy through Preschool
In the Eyes of the Beholder
How Does Vision Relate to �The Motor Story?�
How Does the Integration of Movement and the Ability to Visually Attend Occur?
Two Hands Are Better Than One
Key Motor Activities
Key Motor Activities-Toddlerhood through Grade School
Throwing and Catching a Bail
Riding a Bicycle
And the List Goes on
Introducing Formal Sports
Introducing Formal Sports
Developmental Readiness
Coaching and Instruction
The Child's Expressed Interest and the Decision-Making Process
Playtime versus Structured Time
An Expanding View of Motor Skills
An Expanding View of Motor Skills
Motor Planning
Historical and Contemporary Perspectives of Play
Brain Development through Motor Activity
Current Trends in Childhood Play
Recommended Reading
About the Author
Additional Resources