Integrating Primitive Reflexes Through Play and Exercise
Integrating Primitive Reflexes Through Play and Exercise : An Interactive Guide to the Asymmetrical Tonic Neck Reflex (ATNR)
- Format: Paperback | 190 pages
- Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 10mm | 263g
- Publication date: 30 Dec 2020
- Publisher: Polaris Therapy
- Language: English
- ISBN10: 1734214317
- ISBN13: 9781734214314
- Bestsellers rank: 448,796
Are you a parent, teacher or service provider looking for effective resources to help and improve a child's development?
Are you strapped for time?
Would you like a guide of 5-10 minute step-by-step therapeutic exercises that can be done in the classroom, home or 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 Asymmetrical Tonic Neck Reflex (ATNR) plays in childhood development and learning skills, this hands-on instructional guide offers parents and 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 studentSymptoms checklist Simple and fun exercises Treatment plans geared toward occupational therapists in the clinical settingLetter of support and guide to parentsGlossary of clinical terms
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 ATNR, and painlessly gather invaluable information about the child's performance outside the clinical setting.
This book is perfect for any parent or professional working with children who experience motor delays, 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.
Empower yourself today with stress-free tips and tricks to make the greatest impact on a child who is learning their place in the world.