Bayley III Accuracy for Detecting Development Delay

For any of you who use the Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development (Bayley-III), recent research indicated that the scale “seriously underestimates developmental delay in 2 year old Australian children”. The subjects were 221 children who were born extremely pre term ( References: Peter J. Anderson; Cinzia R. De Luca; Esther Hutchinson; Gehan Roberts; […]

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Obesity and Motor Skills

Here is another interesting topic to me. Just read some research from 2008 Neuroscience Letters indicating that obese and overweight children had decreased fine motor control when compared to normal weight peers. Fine motor skills were decreased more when postural challenges were present (standing on balance beam while doing peg activity. In addition, Adapted Physical […]