Crayon Rocks on Amazon

These Crayon Rocks are great for encouraging kids to use their fingertips and thumb to grasp the crayons, and practice their Fine Motor skills!  (Not for use with kids under 3 due to choking hazard!)


Step 2 Easel on Amazon

Drawing on a vertical surface has many great benefits for fine motor coordination.  Kids can also practice standing in one place and reaching the entire board – and crossing midline when reaching with each hand!


Infant Play Mat for Developmental Milestones


These mats are great for 0-6 months age range. You can use them for gross motor, fine motor, vision, cognitive, and language skills.


Brachial Plexus Injuries at Birth Episode 21 Child Development

On this show I discuss the different types of brachial plexus injuries, what the brachial plexus is, and how the injuries can affect babies and toddlers.

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Research Article: Kinesio Arm Taping as Prophylaxis Against the development of Erb’s Engram.
http://ac.els-cdn.com

“Kinesio arm taping as prophylaxis against the development of Erb’s Engram.” Kinesio arm taping as prophylaxis against the development of Erb’s Engram – ScienceDirect, www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2090123212000641. Accessed 6 Sept. 2017.

Radwa S. ElKhatib. Emam H. ElNegmy. Amina H. Salem. AbdelAziz A. Sherief
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jare.2012.08.006
http://www.sciencedirect.com/

Plexus Definition: http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com
Brachial Plexus injury information:
http://www.birthinjuryguide.org
Brachial Plexus Info
http://bcchr.ca/brachial-plexus

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Melissa & Doug Wooden 1″ Blocks


These little wooden blocks are the perfect size for toddlers! They can easily hold onto the blocks, and build towers, trains, or whatever else they can think of! The letters and pictures on the sides are great for encouraging language development as well!