Early Childhood Intervention
This website is a place for families who are facing
challenges pertaining to their child's development and
It is a place to find answers and practical
suggestions. That's what Early Intervention Support is all
Whether a family has a child with a challenging behavior,
a disability or developmental issue, childhood is short - it
should be savored and enjoyed.
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We understand developmental milestones and the challenges
of Special Needs children. We spend a great deal of time
with families understanding the inner workings of childhood
routines and interactions. Ask us about your child today!
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Gross Motor Skills:
Infants Under 3 Months
Parenting Tips for Gross Motor Skills
- For an infant under three months, gently flex your baby's legs in a
bicycle movement while it is on its back.
- Gentle neck exercises. Help your infant reach for a rattle held
above its chest. Or, make some silly sounds to encourage your infant to
lift its head.
- Babies need variety. Put your infant in different positions when
it's awake so it can move its arms and legs in different directions.
(Always stay with your baby and watch it when placed on its stomach.)
- Take a bath together. While you hold your infant safely, it can
enjoy kicking and splashing the water. You can gently massage its entire
Gross Motor Skills by Age Group
Gross motor development involves the larger, stronger muscle groups. In
early child development, it's the development of these muscles that enable
it to hold its head up, sit, crawl and eventually walk, run, jump and skip.
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Support contacts in your State. If you have a question or comment for
us, please visit our Contact page.
Early Intervention Helps with Developmental Delay
For children with Special Needs, intervention in early childhood
development means finding specific ways to help a child become as functional
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