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Allow child to do as much as the movement as possible. Encourage as much head and trunk control as possible. Move slow and rhythmically with spastic children. Change position proximally to reduce spasticity.

Handling Tips

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Positioning and handling used for.

Improve head and trunk control. Accommodate lack of muscular support. Provide proper alignment. Decrease high muscle tone.

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Inhibition

High Tone

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Facilitation

Low Tone

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Tactile sensitivity, irritation and discomfort from tactile sensations. Example: Tag in shirt, may be seeking touch, do not want to be touched.

Tactile Defensiveness

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Gentle firm pressure tolerated better than light touch.

Touch

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Vision, Hearing, Touch, Smell, Taste, Proprioception, Vestibular.

Seven Senses

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Auditory Skill Development

Attending, Localizing, Recognizing, Comprehending.

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Deep Touch, Vibration, Two-point Touch.

Dorsal Column Tract

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Light Touch, Pain, Temperature.

Spinothalamic Tract

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Located in the inner ear. Provides input about the head position. Influences muscle tone. Contributes to neurological reactions of movement. Registers head movements.

Vestibular System

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Application of compression through joints in weight bearing.

Approximation