Typical Development

Approved training videos related to typical development of young children.

Amazing Babies: Moving in the First Year
48 min; DVD
Move Alive Media, 2006
This video is grouped in pre-locomotion and locomotion sections to enhance the viewer’s observation skills and understanding of the natural progression of the baby’s movement development, preverbal communication, and play interactions
Call#: WS 103 .S874 2006

Amazing Toddlers: Moving, Communicating, Learning, Age 1
34 min; DVD
Move Alive Media, 2006
This video helps the viewer discover how babies move to learn, communicate and interact in their environment.
Call#: WS 103 .S874t 2002

Attachment Relationships: Nurturing Healthy Bonds
29 min; DVD
Learning Seed, 2010
Follow the journey of a baby’s phases of attachment from birth to age two … See examples of how parents and caregivers can foster healthy attachment relationships. Attentive, responsive, and loving care given by a baby’s primary caregiver sets the foundation for a child’s capacity to form these relationships throughout life.
Call#: WS 105.5 .F2 .A883 2010

Baby Human
150 min; DVD
American Home Treasures, 2004
Experience the first two years of a child’s life just as they do. What is their most profound need? How do they really see their parents? What does it feel like to struggle to walk or learn to speak?
Call#: WS 105 .B115h 2004

Bodies Jumping, Brains Pumping! Movement for the Whole Child
30 min; DVD
Western Illinois University, 2012 (Apples Video Magazine; No. 177)
Children need to move! Not only to improve their physical development, but also to enhance their social, emotional and cognitive development. Movement really does benefit the whole child. Join us, as we interview children’s physical development specialist, Rae Pica, to learn about making movement activities meaningful for all areas of development.
You can watch this video online at the Apples Video Magazine YouTube Channel.
Call#: LB 1027.23 .B63 2012

Child Development: The First Two Years
47 min; DVD
View Video, 2003
A video guide to child development and appropriate ways for parents to help their children learn and develop. The developmental periods are divided into 0-3 months, 3-6 months, 6-12 months, and 12-24 months. Some of the topics include: physical growth, breastfeeding, bottle feeding, sensory development, touching and bonding.
Call#: WS 105 .C536fd 2003

Developing Language: Learning To Question, Inform, And Entertain
25 min; DVD (Childhood Development: A Cognitive Approach to Developmental Psychology; 5)
Films for the Humanities & Sciences; 2001
This program charts the development of language during childhood. Basic language acquisition, learned from rudimentary and higher-level child/caregiver interactions, is described. Aspects of competence that go beyond the purpose of simple communication are also considered.
Call#: WS 105 .C536d 2004 Vol. 5.

Early Socialization : Max & Ellie From Age Two To Age Five
30 min; DVD
Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 2003
Carrying forward the ongoing observation of young Max and Ellie, this program follows the children’s social development from the ages of two to five. Examples of multiple attachment, language development, imitation and identification, cooperative play, self-awareness, gender identification, and social conformity are captured on film and identified with onscreen labels.
Call#: WS 105.5 .S6 W122 2003

Family Based Prevention Series 6: Social & Emotional Development in Young Children
155 min; DVD
University of Cincinnati: Purdy Productions, 2012
DVD Videodisc + 1 CD-ROM.
Research-based yet practical strategies for working with children and families and nurturing healthy, socially competent children.
Call#: WS 105.5 .E5 P972 2012

Feed Me!: Kids And Nutrition
26 min; DVD
Learning Seed, 2007. Closed-captioned.
Between ages two and eight, a typical child will eat thousands of meals. This video introduces the MyPyramid, showing adults how to introduce the concepts and to help children make healthy food choices.
Call#: WS 130 .F295s 2007

From Conception To Birth
52 min; DVD
Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 2006
Follows nine couples and explores the fundamentals of egg and sperm production, observes cell division within the first few hours of pregnancy, views gestation at frequent intervals, and welcomes each child into the world. Contains footage of childbirth.
Call#: WQ 150 .F931 2006

Identity Crisis : self-image in childhood
60 min; DVD (Child of our times ; Series 5 ; programme 1)
Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 2005
Examines the “nature vs. nurture” debate in the shaping of the identity of children. From a larger project following 25 families from the birth of their children, features 4 children at age 5 as they begin to understand the implications of economic class, ethnicity, race, gender, physical appearance, and the presence or absence of both parents.
Call#: WS 350.8 .I3 I19dvd 2005

In the Womb
93 min; DVD
National Geographic Channel; 2005
Uses photography, computer graphics, and 4-D imaging to show the development of a female human fetus from conception to birth.
Call#: WQ 210.5 .I35 2005

In the Womb: Multiples
90 min; DVD
National Geographic; 2007. Closed-captioned.
National Geographic explores the fragile world of twins, triplets, and quadruplets in utero. Featuring 4-D ultrasound images and new fetal imaging techniques.
Call#: WQ 210.5 .I35m 2007

It’s Mine!: Responding To Problems And Conflicts
40 min; DVD (Tender Care Infant-Toddler Series)
High/Scope Press, 2006
This video shows both younger and older babies and toddlers in several High/Scope infant toddler settings and the adults who care for them. Included are strategies for problem prevention, positive limit setting, and resolving conflicts.
Call#: LB 1140.35 .P55 I89r 2003

Learning Happens
41 min; DVD
Zero to Three, 2007
Features 30 video vignettes that show parents and children – aged birth to three years – interacting during playtime and everyday routines. The vignettes capture how learning unfolds through loving interactions with parents and caregivers, and highlgith the critical role that adults play in supporting children’s healthy development.
Call#: WS 105.5 .F2 L438d 2007

My Baby Can Talk: First Signs
45 min; DVD
Baby Hands Productions, 2004
For ages 10 months & up.
Gives parents and babies the ability to bridge the gap between the time a baby can communicate with his/her hands and the time a baby can speak. This video includes some of the first words that are most loved by babies, focusing on objects and events that babies are naturally attracted to, such as “book,” “car,” “cat,” “drink,” “eat,”, “go,” “milk,” and more.
Call#: HV 2476 .M995f 2004

Not So Terrible Twos
22 min; DVD
Learning Seed, 2005. Closed captioned.
Demonstrates that the energy and exploration of two year olds are means of learning about their bodies, minds and the world around them. Show children actively increasing physical abilities, making new mental connections, increasing their language skills and learning to deal with emotions and social situations. Discusses how body awareness and language and motor skills are related to toilet training, and how routines provide security and comfort.
Call#: HQ 774 .N899 2005

Rules, Rituals, Routines
17 min; DVD
Learning Seed, 2007
Illustrates how developing a set of well-though-out rules, ritual and routines will make parents’ lives easier and their children happier and well-behaved.
Call#: HQ 769 .R935 2007

Secret Life of the Brain: The Baby’s Brain
60 min; DVD
PBS Home Video, 2002. Closed captioned.
Episode 1: The Baby’s Brain: Wider Than the Sky. Examines how the brain builds itself from conception through the first year of life. This video follows a three month premature infant to reveal that these brains may develop differently and whether providing a special environment that mimics the womb can make a difference.
Call#: WL 300 .S446dvd 2002

Secret Life of the Brain: The Child’s Brain
60 min; DVD
PBS Home Video, 2002. Closed captioned.
Episode 2: The Child’s Brain: Syllable From Sound. Until babies reach about a year old, they respond to language with their entire brains, but then, gradually, language shifts to the left hemisphere. But what happens if, during childhood, the left hemisphere is compromised by disease? This video follows a young man who had his left hemisphere surgically removed to cure a rare brain disease. The neurologist attempts to learn how the right side of the brain has compensated.
Call#: WL 300 .S446dvd 2002

Speech, Language, And Hearing Milestones: Birth To Age Five
44 min; DVD
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2005
Presents normal infant development with emphasis on hearing, speech, and language development. The video also discusses the credentials and services of speech language pathology and audiology. Age-specific milestones are addressed. This video is for parents and professionals and provides examples of normal speech, language, and hearing development, as well as tips on when parents should seek treatment.
Call#: WS 105.5 .C8 S742 2005

To Be A Father (Ser un papa)
30 min; DVD (Serie de videos “Soy tu hijo.”)
Parents Action for Children, 2005
This video features information on what fathers can do to help promote and participate in their young children’s healthy development.
Call#: HQ 756 .T627sp 2005

Toddler Trouble!
45 min; DVD.
Cambridge Educational, 2006
In the world of the toddler-where motion is the name and everything’s a game-parents need to learn how to hang on. This program follows three parents and their toddlers as they deal with pacifiers, mommy time, and sleeping without mommy and daddy in the room.
Call#: HQ 774.5 .T636dvd 2006

132 min; DVD
ConsumerVision, 2006
By watching a dozen families in unique situations, Dr. T. Berry Brazelton shows how and why children develop the way they do. Touchpoints are defined as periods of time that precede rapid growth in learning for parent and child. This DVD provides comprehensive information on development of infants and toddlers, including how to manage temper tantrums and excessive crying appropriately.
Call#: WS 105 .T722d 2006

Why Are These Children Acting This Way?
30 min; DVD
Western Illinois University, 2009. (Apples Video Magazine; No. 165)
Children need to move! Not only to improve their physical development, but also to enhance their social, emotional and cognitive development. Movement really does benefit the whole child. Join us, as we interview children’s physical development specialist, Rae Pica, to learn about making movement activities meaningful for all areas of development.
You can watch this video online at the Apples Video Magazine YouTube Channel.
Call#: LB 1060.2 .W629 2009