Since 1985, Pathways.org has used evidence-based practice and multimedia as tools to promote each child’s fullest inclusion. We strive to empower health professionals and parents with knowledge of the benefit of early detection and early intervention for children’s sensory, motor, and communication development.
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We also recommend looking under “Tools and Resources Quick Links” for many resources. There are parent help resources, some of which are bilingual.
The Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy Association of North America (BCTA/NA) is a non-profit organization supporting practitioners and schools of the biodynamic model of craniosacral therapy, as developed by Franklyn Sills, in the lineage of William Garner Sutherland, DO, and others.
BCTA/NA employs an established curriculum to approve teachers, as well as recognize, register and provide a referral service for Registered Craniosacral Therapists (RCST®s). They also educate the public about the training and practice of Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy.
Valuable information on Neck/Upper Cervical Pediatric Chiropractic: A safe, painless, unique form of Chiropractic spinal health care using a specifically accurate procedure focused on correcting small upper neck misalignments known as the Atlas Subluxation Complex.
Dr Abramson’s website has some great information about the National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association (N.U.C.C.A.) and describes the techniques and benefits of the techniques which focus on correcting the small misalignment of the upper neck know as the Atlas Subluxation Complex, including information specific to pediatric care.
Infant Massage is a parent tradition within many ancient cultures that has been re-discovered and adapted to the western world. Research conducted through the Touch Research Institute at the University of Miami School of Medicine confirms the importance of a secure environment and nurturing touch in the healthy growth, development and maturation of children (Tiffany Field, Ph.D.).
Numerous other studies have also shown the many developmental benefits of positive contact as part of baby’s early life. Infant Massage is one of the most natural and pleasant methods of providing this early nurturing contact.
The International Chiropractors Association Council on Chiropractic Pediatrics has put together a FAQ page that answers the following questions: Is chiropractic therapy appropriate for children? Is chiropractic therapy safe for children? When should you take your child to see a chiropractor? How effective is chiropractics for children? HOw can chiropractic therapy help an older child who is not ‘sick’? What if you child has an issue that does not respond to chiropractic care? How do I choose a specialist in pediatric chiropractics?