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How does a First Step diagnosis differ from other diagnostic methods?

How does a First Step diagnosis differ from other diagnostic methods?

We’re often asked about the differences between the First Step diagnostic method and other diagnoses – particularly physical therapy. Do bear in mind that parents need to choose the method that’s most appropriate for them. Also, the differences noted here do not rule out other diagnostic methods, and are intended to highlight First Step’s specific, […]

What happens following a First Step diagnosis?

What happens following a First Step diagnosis?

 We may recommend taking part in a workshop for developmental support. Some babies’ diagnoses show that they need continuing work in a developmental aspect. This can be provided in a group structure, and that framework is often preferable for them. We may recommend taking private lessons. We may recommend participation in five to ten private […]

Developmental delays at age 9 – 12 months

Developmental delays at age 9 – 12 months

Baby doesn’t stand on his hands and knees, doesn’t sit down or stand up. Baby hasn’t crawled on his tummy so far, and starts crawling on hands and knees without progressing through Indian crawl. Baby doesn’t sit unassisted by age 10 months. ommunication problems: exaggerated anxiety about strangers, difficulty in creating eye contact, exaggerated alarm […]

First Step Workshops – From 1 year olds and over

First Step Workshops – From 1 year olds and over

Improving walking and getting ready for nursery-school These workshops are divided into two separate groups: children who already stand, but sometime use the walls to move around and don’t walk independently. children who walk completely independently. At this stage, workshops provide parents with a space for thorough, challenging work on movement with children, and also […]

First Step Workshops – From 9 To 12 months

is everything really fine? Your nine-month-old baby should already perform some important developmental tasks, such as sitting up, crawling – or getting ready to crawl, grasping an object, and so on. The workshop aimed at this age-group checks whether all developmental goals have been properly completed and acquired – and also offers guidelines to complete […]