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Bilateral coordination refers to the ability to coordinate both sides of the body at the same time in a controlled and organized manner . . . Good bilateral integration/ coordination is an indicator that both sides of the brain are communicating effectively and sharing information.
If we choose to neglect our children's proper physical development we choose to have a lot of frustrated, aggressive youngsters around us. This month I screened 320 children 8 years+ in Central Croydon for simple bi-lateral integration (i.e. could they skip forwards and backwards with opposing limbs) - 90% failed.
Creeping (crawling) is another great reciprocal activity - have your child creep across the floor to collect items you put out . . .
A new study has found that watching television for more than three hours each day is associated with poorer language skills in 11-year-old children.
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It’s when children are sat in front of it for hours with no input – in effect an electronic babysitter – that I think it becomes problematic.
originally posted by: rickymouse
Remember the three stooges? I wonder how many trips to the emergency room that show caused for kids.
belief /bɪˈliːf/Submit noun 1. an acceptance that something exists or is true, especially one without proof.