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Q: Child development - the importance of crawling ( No Answer,   0 Comments )
Subject: Child development - the importance of crawling
Category: Health > Children
Asked by: ira8711-ga
List Price: $25.00
Posted: 04 Mar 2006 09:15 PST
Expires: 03 Apr 2006 10:15 PDT
Question ID: 703554
My 15 month old granddaughter scoots around on one knee, propelling
herself.  She does not ?crawl? with both knees on the floor.  She does
walk using a walker.  Some (my EX-wife) postulate that if the child
does not go through the crawling stage, it could harm her some where
down the road.  I know there are therapies that have the child, or
adult, go through early developmental behaviors such as crawling on
the supposition that that part of their development was missed or
incomplete.  What, if any, "reasonable" support for this notion
exists,other than testimonials?

Request for Question Clarification by pinkfreud-ga on 04 Mar 2006 14:32 PST
For a while, some credence (and quite a bit of media attention) was
given to a theory that related hyperactivity, attention deficit
disorder, and learning disabilities to insufficient crawling, as
mentioned here:

Although you'll still find the theory on various websites, most
professionals in the field do not believe this to be true:

I'd like to be able to assist you by gathering relevant information,
but it would be helpful to know more about your expectations. If I
were to gather more online material (pro and con) similar to the links
I posted above, would this provide a satisfactory answer?
There is no answer at this time.

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