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Tonic Labyrinthine Reflex onset

Prenatal

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Tonic Labyrinthine Reflex integration

6 months

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Tonic Labyrinthine Reflex Position and procedure

Prone- lift head, elevate presence of flexor tone
Supine- pull to sit, noting presence of extensor tone

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Tonic Labyrinthine Reflex response

Prone- flexor tone dominates; child will not lift head
Supine- extensor tone dominates; child will not flex in pull to sit

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Moro Reflex onset

prenatal

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Moro Reflex integration

5-6 months

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Moro Reflex position and procedure

Supine w/ head in midline
Support infant’s head & shoulders w/ hand & allow head to drop back 20-30° w/ respect to trunk, stretching neck mm

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Moro Reflex responas

ABD of UE w/ ext of elbow, wrist, & fingers occurs, followed by subsequent ADD of arms @ shoulders & flex @ elbows

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Palmar Grasp Reflex onset

Birth- 2 months

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Palmar Grasp Reflex integration

4-11 months

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Palmar Grasp Reflex

Supine w/ head in midline & hands free
Place index finger into hand w/ pressure over metacarpal heads

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Palmar Grasp Reflex

Fingers will flex around yours

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Plantar Grasp Reflex onset

Prenatal

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Plantar Grasp Reflex intergration

9 months

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Plantar Grasp Reflex position and procedure

Supine w/ head in midline & legs relaxed
Place firm pressure against volar aspect of foot, directly below toes

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Plantar Grasp Reflex response

PF of toes

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Rooting Reaction onset

Prenatal

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Rooting Reaction integration

3 months

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Rooting Reaction position and procedure

Supine w/ head in midline
Using fingers, stroke perioral skin @ corner of mouth, moving laterally toward cheek, upper & lower lip

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Rooting Reaction response

Infant turns head toward stimulus; if to lower lip, mouth tends to open

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Suck-Swallow Reflex onset

Prenatal

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Suck-Swallow Reflex integration

2-5 months

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Suck-Swallow Reflex position and procedure

Supine w/ head in midline
Place finger or nipple into infants mouth

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Suck-Swallow Reflex response

Rhythmic suckling movements; lips, tongue, & jaw move synchronously, first down & forward, then up & back

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Asymmetric Tonic Neck Reflex (ATNR) *Fencing position onset

Birth- 2 months

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Asymmetric Tonic Neck Reflex (ATNR) *Fencing position integration

4-6 months

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Asymmetric Tonic Neck Reflex (ATNR) *Fencing position and procedure

Supine
Child turn head to one side

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Asymmetric Tonic Neck Reflex (ATNR) *Fencing position response

Ext of arm & leg to which face is turned, along w/ flex of opposite limbs, producing and apparent fencing position

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Neonatal Positive Supporting onset

Prenatal

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Neonatal Positive Supporting integration

1st trimester

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Neonatal Positive Supporting position and procedure

Support infant in vertical suspension w/ your hands under arms & around trunk
Allow feet to make contact w/ surface

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Neonatal Positive Supporting response

Co-contraction of LE mm occurs, w/ limb support of min body weight

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Spontaneous Stepping onset

Near birth

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Spontaneous Stepping integration

1st trimester

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Spontaneous Stepping position and procedure

Support child in vertical suspension but lean infant’s body weight forward

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Spontaneous Stepping response

Alternating stepping movements