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What does crossing the midline mean?

what does crossing the midline mean

What does crossing the midline mean?

What does crossing the midline mean?   The Child Development Centre describes crossing the midline as the ability to "move our arm or leg across the middle of our body to perform a task. Before midline crossing is well established, children are usually observed to engage in tasks on only one side of their body, e.g.: reaching for an item placed on their left side with only their left hand." (https://www.cdchk.org/parent-tips/what-is-crossing-the-midline/)       When I observe children who haven't yet developed their crossing the midline skills, I see behaviours like: Picking up a jigsaw puzzle piece with their right...

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