The downside of unsafe mobility for blind babies

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By Grace Ambrose-Zaken and Kelvin Crosby, Grace Ambrose-Zaken, and Kelvin Crosby. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Co-host Kelvin Crosby asks Dr. Grace Ambrose-Zaken about the outcomes found in research directly related to growing up blind. The inability to see initially impacts gross motor skills and because of the inability to independently walk safely, concept development, language and social skills become delayed. That's why providing safe mobility early can prevent these negative domino side-effects.

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