Kansas City-area infant swim lessons can help youngsters with cognitive development
"It's a very stimulating experience," said Dr. Rochelle Harris, a psychologist specializing in developmental and behavior sciences.Â "There's an incredible amount of development that goes on from a neuromuscular perspective in the infant years."
She said everything about swimming - the interaction between caretaker and child, the repetition of movement and exposure to new things - can help with cognitive development in infants and toddlers.
"It involves a lot of one-to-one parent time and the ingredients in that are wonderful for kids," explained the Children's Mercy psychologist. "A lot of that interaction and that touch and all of the positive things that provides enhance cognitive development."Read more via KSHB