Encourage Infant Hand and Arm Use
You make a difference in your baby’s development!
Most babies are unable to reach for objects in the first 3 months of life. If you have participated in Parent Trust’s developmental screening program and … Read more >>
Parents truly appreciate the importance of a good night’s sleep. A recent experiment shows that listening to music before bed-contrary to much current advice-can actually reduce your quality of sleep.
The study focused on the phenomenon of “earworms”–when a song … Read more >>
Spatial sense is a basic math skill which is also important in many other aspects of life like art and nature. Think of it as how we understand shape, size, position and direction. It’s how we understand, describe and interact … Read more >>
Fine motor skills are the ability to make movements using the small muscles in our hands and wrists. These skills are important for all ages and are developed from birth.
Placing toys within reach (or for younger infants … Read more >>
By the time your child is 4 years old they should be able to wash and dry their hands on their own. Younger children will need help, and sometimes older children might need assistance and/or supervision. But even adults don’t … Read more >>
Communication is comprised of both expressive and receptive language skills. Receptive skills are what we hear and understand. Expressive language is vocabulary, usage (grammar) and articulation (how words sound when we pronounce them).… Read more >>