Challenges and limitations in early intervention.

  title={Challenges and limitations in early intervention.},
  author={Mijna Hadders-Algra},
  journal={Developmental medicine and child neurology},
  volume={53 Suppl 4},
Research over the past three decades has shown that early intervention in infants biologically at risk of developmental disorders, irrespective of the presence of a brain lesion, is associated with improved cognitive development in early childhood without affecting motor development. However, at present it is unknown whether early intervention is also able to improve developmental outcome in infants with a serious lesion of the brain. This paper discusses factors that might play a role in the… CONTINUE READING