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  • Everyone begins life with reactions to external stimuli called primitive reflexes or infant reflexes. These natural reflexes develop initially but are expected to stop within a child's first year or two of life and are replaced with more...
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  • For most children, Retained Asymmetrical Tonic Neck Reflex (ATNR) appears at 13 weeks of age. It doesn't usually linger past the age of six to seven months. This primitive reflex activates when a baby's head is turned to the left or right while...

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  • Recent research shows a strong link between retained primitive reflexes and symptoms of ADHD like fidgeting and inability to concentration.

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