Importance of Physical Interaction in the Early Years (Audio)

The Audio For The Tele-seminar Can Be Found Here

Tele-seminar with Sally Goddard Blythe and Pinky McKay

  • Date: 3rd August 2009
  • Seminar: Audio MP3 – Available here
  • Title: The importance of physical interaction in the early years
  • Subject: In our call today, Sally will be explaining how, despite all the inventions and wonders of the modern technological age, human beings are designed to grow up in the physical world receiving sensory stimulation, movement opportunity and engagement with the primary source of love in the early years
  • Speakers Present: Sally Goddard Blythe
  • Speaker information: Sally is a consultant in neuro-developmental education and the director of the Institute for Neuro-Physiological Psychology (INPP Ltd) in Chester, England. She is also author of several books and published papers on child development and neuro-developmental factors in specific learning difficulties including: Reflexes, Learning and Behavior, The Well Balanced Child and What Babies and Children REALLY Need. Her newest book, Attention, Balance and Coordination – the A,B,C of Learning Success was published by Wiley-Blackwell in April this year.

    Sally is the author of The INPP Test Battery and Developmental Exercise Programme for use in Schools, to help teachers identify physical readiness for learning and a programme of exercises designed to encourage physical readiness in children with problems.

    Sally has lectured on the role of infant reflexes in development and later learning problems to many different groups throughout Europe and in different parts of the United States. She is a member of the International Alliance for Childhood and the “Open EYE” campaign – a pressure group dedicated to ensuring that children’s developmental needs remain at the top of the agenda for government recommendations for early years education in England.

  • Interviewer: Pinky McKay
  • Interviewer Information: As well as being a lactation consultant in private practice (International Board Certified IBCLC), a certified infant massage instructor and baby care author, Pinky also writes columns and articles for Practical parenting magazine (Australia) and Littlies (NZ) – Her website and blog explain more about her work.

Listen to the full recording here