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Dressing Skills As You Grow

For a child, getting themselves dressed is a big accomplishment and can boost their self-esteem. There are many skills that are needed to get dressed including fine and gross motor skills, bilateral integration (the ability to use both sides of your body together with coordination), sequencing (putting skills together to achieve a final task), strength, motor planning (the ability to...

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Teaching a Child How to Dress and Undress Themselves

By 12 months, your child should be able to pull shoes off, assist with putting shirt on, and take hat on/off. By 22 months, your child should be able to zip and unzip a large zipper. By 24 months, your child should be able to remove an unfastened shirt. By 26 months, your child should be able to unbutton large...

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Is your child meeting their developmental milestones?