Retained Primitive Reflexes

From “Persistence of primitive reflexes and associated motor problems in healthy preschool children” AMS-14-27750 ” – “Primitive reflexes are automatic movement patterns that commence during pregnancy and are fully present at birth in term infants. They are natural reactions that start a developmental process which releases a neural circuit for a specific function. Primitive reflexes…

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See Also: The Institute for Neuro-Physiological Psychology was set up in 1975 by PhD Psychologist Peter Blythe to research into the effects of immaturity in the functioning of the central nervous system on learning outcomes, emotional functioning and behaviour. Since that time, using standardised tests originally used in medicine, INPP has developed reliable methods…

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Neuro-Developmental Delay (NDD)

See Also: Retained Primitive Reflexes Postural Reflexes What causes learning disabilities? Three Pillars of Reading Background INPP: Institute for Neuro-Physiological Psychology What is Neuro-Developmental Delay (NDD)? An occupational therapist’s perspective on the origin of reading and learning disabilities, and sensory dysintegrative disorders. ******************************************** My own preference is to avoid the term ‘delay’ in describing sensory…

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