Motor Development

The following are Pathway.org videos for motor development showing both typical and atypical examples.

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Acquiring motor skills is just one part of a child’s development. Mastering both fine and gross motor skills are important for a child’s growth and independence. Having good motor control helps a child explore the world around them and also helps with their cognitive development.
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2 Month Motor Development

This footage shows a comparison of the movement of two children at 2 months of age demonstrating typical development and atypical development. This film goes through 8 different positions with the two children. Watch this video to see the eight positions healthcare providers use to determine if intervention is needed and what parents can look for in their baby’s development.

4 Month Motor Development

This footage compares the movements of two children at 4 months of age: one developing typically, and one developing atypically. This film goes through 8 different positions with the two children.

6 Month Development

This footage compares the movements of two children at 6 months of age: one developing typically, and one developing atypically. This film goes through 8 different positions with the two children.