"The Importance of Being an Infant" focuses on the vital first 12 months of infancy. From this updated video is seen the vital stages of early childhood and their role in helping successful learning through inhibition of the primitive reflexes of infancy, body awareness, communication, vision and rhythm integration of early experiences into cognitive motor development. Starring a delightful cast of infants, this DVD is recommended for parents and professionals who are seeking to understand the normal sequential stages of early childhood neurological development critical for the establishment of sound foundations for learning. The Importance Of Being An Infant is the first and one of the most popular in the Gymbaroo Ladder Of Learning video series. These videos clearly show the important rungs up the ladder of learning to integration, which is the launching pad for academic learning. For the first time, parents and teachers can see these vital stages of early childhood development and understand their significance for achievement at school. Each video is 45 minutes long.