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Re-posted from OUR Journey Thru Autism
“I’m doing it! I’m doing it!” yells an exuberant 8 year-old boy as he rides away from me on his bike. This young boy has a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder and dyspraxia and was so frightened to just sit on his bike with training wheels 4 months ago that he held on to me for dear life. Today he rides away from me on a two-wheeled bike on his own and tomorrow he will ride with his brother through the neighborhood. Read more
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Playdough can be a great tool to strengthen the hands and for imaginary play. It can also be a great tool for increasing sensory awareness of the feet. It can also be used to challenge balance in standing like in this video, or it can be done in sitting too. Have fun trying it out!
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Children toe-walk for various different reasons. Medical causes such as cerebral palsy and muscular dystrophy must be ruled out. Many children on the autism spectrum will also toe-walk. Additionally, children without any other diagnoses have been called idiopathic toe walkers. It is important to understand that toe-walking is a MOVEMENT problem, not just an ANKLE problem. This is why toe-walking can be challenging to parents and therapists alike. A whole body approach is needed to achieve great results! Read more