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

    8 days ago - By Pediatric Physical Therapy

    Purpose:
    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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