In this episode, I talk about head lag in infant development. Head lag is where you pull the infant to a sitting position and watch to see if their head lags behind or lifts along with their body. I discuss potential red flags with head lag.
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Flanagan, Joanne E., et al. “Head Lag in Infants at Risk for Autism: A Preliminary Study.” American Journal of Occupational Therapy, American Occupational Therapy Association, 1 Sept. 2012, ajot.aota.org/article.aspx?articleid=1851612&resultClick=3. Accessed 25 Sept. 2017.
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