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geeh.zhelle
geeh.zhelle asks:
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what is Cephalocaudal principle?

In Topics: My child's growth and development
> 60 days ago

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cgomes
cgomes writes:
The Cephalocaudal principle is the concept that development (i.e. voluntary movement/motor control) progresses from head to toe, or top-down, as it were. Motor control within the first 6 months of a child's life develops in the head and the neck initially, then with hand movements and hand-eye coordination, and so on.

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