Newborn to 4 weeks - development and assessment

From spontaneous movement to the beginning of goal directed actions 
Infants are born with a range of motor behaviors that allow them adapt to adapt to, and interact with, their ew environment. 

New Notes on perceptual-motor development (Open Access) 

Newborn Infant: 0-4 weeks  PDF download 


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Developmental sequences 

Supine development notes:   Newborn supine    

Supine development guided observation     Supine at 5 weeks   

Prone development  Prone development 

Head control    Head control and pull-to-sit

Pull-to-sit   Newborn to 5 months 

Hand use   Visual attention and hand use 

Sitting    Sitting 0-7 weeks  

Hand use and social communication  Overview:neworn to 5 months   0-8 weeks: visual attention, reaching, grasping 0-8 weeks