Head control: development, assessment and intervention

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Depending on the infant's age and level of control of head stability and neck movement, the assessment of head control should include observation and activities to invite the infant to turn the head to look at and follow interesting object and people in supine, supported in a semi reclined position, sitting with the right level of segmental support and prone. 

Development of head control from newborn to 20 weeks 

Supine head control and neck movements: assessment and intervention

Pull-to-sit: typical development - video clips 

Active mobilization of  neck and trunk in infants