Infants Series

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Infants: Physical Development
Watch a cast of infants begin to explore their world and reach different milestones along the way. Learn how a baby's brain develops and what activities help stimulate healthy brain…
Infants: Social & Emotional Development
In the first year of life, infants express a range of emotions - from faces of distress to spontaneous laughter. Watch as they begin to distinguish the expressions of others…
Infants: Cognitive Development
Infants' brains are actively developing with everything they experience. Examine how newborns fit into the sensorimotor stage - tracing cognitive development from simple reflexes to beginnings of thought. Explore infant…

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Infants: Physical Development
Part of the Series: Infants Series
Watch a cast of infants begin to explore their world and reach different milestones along the way. Learn how a baby's brain develops and what activities help stimulate healthy brain growth. Also learn the importance of proper nutrition and sleep in the first year. See how infants rely on their…
Infants: Social & Emotional Development
Part of the Series: Infants Series
In the first year of life, infants express a range of emotions - from faces of distress to spontaneous laughter. Watch as they begin to distinguish the expressions of others and mimic them as well. Examine the different stages of emotional development, and learn how children form attachments with people.…
Child Therapy with the Experts Series
Child therapy is decidedly more of an art than a science. We hear over and over again (and the latest research bears this out) that it is the relationship that counts--and this is especially true when providing counseling with children and adolescents. Establishing rapport is the first task at hand,…
About Divorce
Listen 2 Kids productions' mission is to give voice to these often overlooked heroes, the children of divorce. This 19-minute film focuses on resiliency, featuring kids coping and parents helping. While the content is fresh, one thing remains unchanged: the real experts, the kids themselves, still do the teaching.
Separation and Loss Issues for Foster and Birth Families
The pain of separation and loss is a universal experience of every foster child. Dr. Vera Fahlberg talks with foster parents, foster teenagers, and adults who spent their teen years in foster care. They offer insight on how to lessen the impact of transition and strengthen a child's relationship with…
The Consultant's Role in Evaluation and Treatment of Developmental Eating Dysfunction
This video illustrates the therapist's role as consultant to families with children who have eating problems. A preschool child with cerebral palsy is observed being fed by her mother, as a developmental approach is used to analyze positioning, feeding methods, oral reflexes, and developmental behaviors. Techniques to facilitate more appropriate…
Normal Hand Development: Birth to 15 Months
This video, winner of the Sage Award by the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, presents a comprehensive range of prehension behaviors, grouped into self-contained Developmental Sequence Clusters, which demonstrate how skills at each level lead to those at the next. Major topics include involuntary-reflexive patterns (the arms…
Normal Components of Hand Preference
This video presents unilateral, bilateral, and bimanual hand movements of 5 typical elementary-age children, following the format of the Erhardt Hand Preference Assessment (EHPA). It is organized into sections of exploratory/sensory movements, gestures, and functional tasks, which include power (resistive), precision (fine manipulation), and power/precision (combination). Functional tasks are also…
Developmental Prehension Components of Independent Feeding - From Assessment to Treatment to Function
This video illustrates how the Erhardt Developmental Prehension Assessment (EDPA) is used to determine missing components of hand skills needed for functional activities such as feeding; the relationship of fine motor, gross motor, oral-motor, visual, and cognitive development; and methods of integrating treatment into a home program. A school-aged child…
Development of Self-Feeding in the Normal Child
This video presents the prerequisites for self-feeding during the first year of life, and developmental sequences of independent feeding behaviors during the second year, emphasizing the transition from finger feeding to utensil use. Major topics include drinking (from bottle to cup to straw), finger feeding, spoon and fork use, and…
Self-Feeding in the Child with Special Needs
This video demonstrates procedures for informal observational evaluation of self-feeding in a school-aged child with cerebral palsy and developmental delays, emphasizing the transition from finger feeding to utensil use. Task analysis, discussion, and problem-solving by parents, child, and therapist are interwoven with recommendations for intervention and demonstration of techniques to…
Administration of the EDPA: The Child with Developmental Disabilities
This video demonstrates administrative procedures for using the EDPA to assess hand function in a school-aged child with cerebral palsy, illustrating appropriate positioning, materials, verbal instruction, and presentation techniques.