TOMT Guide to Infant Assessment and Intervention

  For subscribers 

Principles of assessment and intervention
► Principles of Task Oriented Movement Therapy for Infants (TOMTI)
► Start with abilities 


Mobilization for infants 
► Introduction to active mobilization


Development and assessment: newborn to early walking

Supine, kicking, early reaching, rolling
Development 
► Index 
► Overview of postural development in supine 

 Newborn infant 
 Will at 5 weeks 
 1-2 month period 
 3-4 month period
 5-7 month period - videos 
The day Will learned to roll across the room 
Assessment 
   Supine assessment 2-3 months  (with checklist) 
Training activities 
► Max at 12 weeks (CA 6 weeks)  Using bells to enhance kicking 
 Roan at 17w (12 weeks CA)   Atypical development 


Head control and pull to sit 
Development 
 Birth to 12 weeks 
► Pul-to-sit development

Intervention 
 Neck flexionm mobilization to improve pull-to-sit 
 Active stretching to improve neck and back stiffness


Prone - creeping - crawling
Development 
 Development in prone: newborn to crawling - overview 
5-12 weeks - videos
    5 weeks - videos with notes 
    7-14 weeks
    4-6 months - notes

    3-4 months - videos 
    5-6 months - videos 
    7 months - videos and analysis 
    8-12 months - videos 

Assessment 
 Newborn to creeping 
Intervention
  Activities for training kneeling and transitions from sitting to kneeling 

Sitting
Development 
► Overview 
► Development of sitting:  trajectory from birth to active independent sitting
Assessment 
► Assessment of sitting: introduction 
 Sitting with high trunk support
► Sitting with pelvic level support 
► Sitting independently - with minimal external support 
Intervention 
► Training activities  

Bibliography
►  Sitting: bibliography


Supported standing and cruising
Development
 ►  Development of standing with hand support   
 ►  Infants who won't put their feet down to stand

   Development of standing - from 8-12 months 
Assessment 
►  Guide to assessment of standing with hand support  (with PDF checklist)
Intervention and training guides 
  Training activities -index  


Social development and communication 
   Development - video clips