Description of the motor development of 3-12 month old infants with Down syndrome: the influence of the postural body position.

@article{Tudella2011DescriptionOT,
  title={Description of the motor development of 3-12 month old infants with Down syndrome: the influence of the postural body position.},
  author={Elo{\'i}sa Tudella and Karina Braccini Pereira and Renata Pedrolongo Basso and Geert Savelsbergh},
  journal={Research in developmental disabilities},
  year={2011},
  volume={32 5},
  pages={1514-20}
}
The purpose of the present study was to describe the rate of motor development in infants with Down syndrome in the age range of 3-12 months and identify the difficulties both in performance and acquiring motor skills in prone, supine, sitting and standing positions. Nineteen infants with Down syndrome and 25 healthy full term typical infants were assessed using the Alberta Infant Motor Scale (AIMS) monthly from 3 to 12 months of age. The infants with Down syndrome achieved significant later… CONTINUE READING