ADD / ADHD, Autism, Balance & Coordination, Brain & Body, Dyslexia

There are many milestones in motor development as infants turn into toddlers but how important is crawling as milestone?

Education and developmental problems such as ADHD and dyslexia have been linked to infants not crawling or only briefly crawling before learning to walk. Key to this theory are primitive reflexes that help an infant learn to control their body but fade as the infant develops. In some children the reflexes are retained and they handicap the infant’s development just as stabilisers on a bike help a child to learn to ride but if they are left on, they hold the child back.

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