Friday, 28 November 2014

Complete freedom of movement. Emmi Pikler

Piklerian developmental approach: history and principles

The principles of the Piklerian approach
l. Complete freedom of movement
2. The outstanding importance of tactful and respectful care in the relationship of the infant and the adult caring for him is a less well-known yet important element of the Pikler approach.
3. Emmi Pikler proved that it is possible to avoid the harm of institutionalization, by putting aside the traditional caregiving practices common in institutions and applying what she had learned from her experiences with normal families.

Being in movement

The Role of Body Caring. Activities in the Piklerian approach of Mothering

The Researching infant

Observation, application and Research: The Pikler Paradigm