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What is a Pediatric Physical Therapist?

“Isn’t physical therapy just for athletes and adults in recovery?” Nope! Sometimes, children and even babies need physical therapy, too. You might not give a second thought to walking up the stairs or picking up a drink. But for a child with an injury or delay in development, those simple tasks can be a real … Continued

Early Educator Guide to Tummy Time

Want to learn more about child development? This course is perfect for all early childhood educators and caregivers who work with children under 6 months old. Whether you’re looking for ways to help baby get more Tummy Time or just how to make Tummy Time more fun, this course is here to help! Tummy Time … Continued

Pathways Global Reach

Pathways.org reaches parents and health providers across the globe and impacts the lives of countless children. With videos, brochures, checklists and more, we want to help all children across the globe reach their full potential. How we reach our global audience: Our brochures are available in over 17 languages We break down language barriers through … Continued

Meeting Milestones – Helping Baby Roll

Help baby meet their 6 month motor milestone of rolling over. Watch this licensed pediatric physical therapist give mom tips to encourage her baby to roll over.

Meeting Milestones – How to Get Baby to Sit

Help baby meeting their 7-9 month motor milestone of sitting without support. Try these activities to encourage independent sitting. Activity at 0-3 Months: When holding baby on your lap, position their bottom so it’s pushed back. Slowly rock baby. This helps baby learn to properly sit with their upper body in line with their base. … Continued

Splish, Splash, the Benefits of Water Play for Children

Summer is the perfect time to explore, and there’s nothing more fun than spending time in water. No matter if it’s in the ocean, lake, creek, community pool, or tub in the backyard, playing in the water may help children grow and develop in these essential ways: Balance and Strength Though it might look like … Continued

How to Play With Blocks at Every Stage

What’s a toy you can reuse over and over again? Blocks, of course! Your little one can play with blocks at any age and stage from 0-12 months. Find out how baby plays with blocks differently at each age and how you can help! From 0-12 months, baby plays with blocks differently. 0-3 Months: Baby … Continued

Sensory Activities (0-18 Months)

Look below to find games and activities you can play with your child to promote their sensory development. Activities are divided by age so it is easy to find games and activities that are age appropriate. Visit our Sensory Page for more information, ways to track your child’s progress, Sensory videos, and Sensory handouts or visit our Baby Games … Continued

Tracking Sensory Development

Examine the milestones listed below to track your child’s sensory development. Remember, if you have a concern talk with your healthcare provider and ask for an evaluation. < Back to Our Sensory Page 0-3 Months While lying on back, attempts to reach for a toy held above their chest While lying on back, visually tracks a moving … Continued

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We are running low on this item. Please email us at friends@pathways.org or call us at 800-955-2445 to place an order and find out how soon we can get this to you. Thank you, Pathways.org Team

Free Tools to Maximize Child Development

Who is Pathways.org? We are a not-for-profit foundation providing FREE child development information to empower parents and health professionals. Our milestones are supported by American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) findings. Our games are validated by pediatric physical and occupational therapists, and speech-language pathologists. Popular Resources Educational Videos Videos showing what milestones look like at specific ages Learn more … Continued

Sensory Toolkit

Our Sensory Toolkit includes materials that help with earlier identification and earlier therapy for children’s sensory issues, which can help children reach their fullest potential. Ability Checklist (1 month to 6+ years): See our checklist of sensory behaviors for children 1 month in age all the way to 6+ years old. While your child may not check each … Continued

Contest Rules

OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES FOR THE PATHWAYS.ORG SOCIAL MEDIA CONTEST NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. The sponsor of this contest is Pathways.org. The contest shall be subject to these official contest rules (the “Official Rules”), and by entering, all entrants agree to abide and be bound by the terms and conditions herein and the … Continued

0 to 3 Month Baby – Feeding Milestones to Look For

See the 4 different feeding milestones baby should be reaching by 3 months old. Each milestone has a short clip so you can see the different feeding milestones for baby and compare to the movements of your baby. See more 0-3 month milestones and videos. As always, all of our content is validated with American … Continued

Side by Side Motor Development Videos

Watch two babies in eight different positions to compare their motor movements. The side by side clips allow you to see the differences in movements between the two infants. One baby is developing typically and the other atypically. Notice the differences in motor movements and compare to your child to ensure they are on the … Continued

Parents’ Guide Video Series

New parents experience a lot of firsts with their baby! It can be overwhelming at times… Not to worry; Pathways.org is here to help! We try to make all this information a little easier to find and understand. Our Parents’ Guide video series is designed specifically for busy parents, so each video is about a … Continued

Recognizing Early Motor Delays at Well-Baby Visits

Recognizing Early Motor Delays at the 2, 4, & 6 Month Well-Baby Visit Watch the two videos below to learn more about detecting motor delays early! Detecting Motor Delays at 2 Months Old If you watched the “2 Month” online lecture please provide feedback here. Video provides information on: Benefit of early therapy Importance of Tummy Time Typical … Continued

Conferences

Pathways.org Medical Roundtable and expert staff present at workshops and conferences across the United States in the pediatric therapy and maternal and child health fields. Explore this section for a look at our published abstracts, research posters, and exhibits. Parents’ Knowledge and Perception about Child Development: Evidence from a Practice-Based Survey Summary: This poster is … Continued