• “Learn the Signs. Act Early.”: Updates and Implications for Physical Therapists

    8 days ago - By Pediatric Physical Therapy

    In early 2022, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated their developmental surveillance milestone checklists. The purpose of this article is to clarify and interpret the updates from a physical therapist perspective and to discuss implications of the new milestones for physical therapists.
    Summary of Key Points:
    The CDC's updated checklists provide clear, consistent, easy to use, and evidence-based developmental milestones to prompt discussion with families. The new checklists do not represent a lowering of standards and will likely increase, not decrease, referrals...
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