This book is perfect for any parent or professional working with children who experience motor delays, postural issues, visual-motor delays, auditory sensitivity, processing issues, ADHD tendencies, learning or behavioral challenges, or just anyone who wants to help support a child's development and educational skills.
In as little as 10 minutes a day of regular practice and observation, these fun and creative exercises will enable caregivers to enhance their child's development, support integration of the Symmetrical Tonic Neck Reflex (STNR), and painlessly gather invaluable information about the child's performance outside the clinical setting.
For parents, teachers and service providers (e.g., occupational therapists, physical therapists, physical educators, chiropractors, vision therapists, and anyone working with physical disabilities looking for an effective resource to help and improve a client's development.
Would you like a guide of 5-10 minute step-by-step therapeutic exercises that can be done in the clinic, classroom, home and playground?
Recognizing the need for effective and universally accessible auxiliary therapy programs, author, parent, and occupational therapist, Kokeb McDonald, OTR/L, created a must-have guidebook for anyone seeking a simple way to enhance their child's therapeutic exercise routine with easy-to-follow, home-based activities.
Complete with fun, kid-friendly illustrations, step-by-step instructions, and clear explanations of the critical role the STNR plays in childhood development and learning skills, this hands-on instructional guide offers parents and service providers an invaluable tool for integrating therapeutic exercises into a child's natural environment and compassionately understanding the developmental challenges related to it.
Inside you will find:
- Explanation of the primitive reflexes and how to identify "integrated" and "retained" reflexes in your child or student
- Symptoms checklist
- Simple and fun exercises
- Treatment plans geared toward occupational therapists in the clinical setting
- Letter of support and guide to parents
- Glossary of clinical terms
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