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Developmental Delays: Fine & Gross Motor Skills


About This Course

A child’s normal and timely development is an important part of growing up. Parents and caregivers both need to pay special attention to growing children and track their development. They also need to prepare activities to help their child develop skills at each stage of growth. Developmental Delays are diagnosed when a child is not meeting developmental milestones at expected times. Knowing what causes these delays and how to treat them is important.

In this training on Developmental Delays, you will learn some signs and symptoms of Developmental Delays and ways that you can support parents to improve fine and gross motor skills in their home. By the end of the course, you will be able to:

Define fine and gross motor skills

Identify typical fine and gross motor skill milestones

List strategies for in-home parent led interventions to improve motor skills


There are no prerequisites for this course.

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The Maternal and Child Health Training Program

This course is brought to you by the Michael and Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living, the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, and Grand Valley State University, Michigan.

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