Neurological examination in children is based on observation.
We ask children to do things & we assess performance.
There are some things like reflexes that cannot be checked online.
If there is a concern the child is referred to a local doctor.
Cranial nerves Face
We ask the child to do things with
the eyes, tongue, mouth and shoulders.
We assess the ability & symmetry
fine & gross Motor
We assess the child’s strength
motor performance according
to age coordination,
proficiency & symmetry
The cerebellum controls motor coordination and spacial skills.
We check balance, motion fluency & coordination.