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How to Break the Toe Walking Habit in Children

19th January, 2024

[Source: Your Kids Table]

What causes sensory toe walking in children and how do you address it? Learn about toe walking sensory strategies, how it relates to sensory processing disorder, and when to be concerned.

In one of our most popular articles of all time, 10 Sensory Red Flags You Might Be Missing, I briefly talk about a sensory red flag that I frequently see as an occupational therapist: a child walking on their toes.

Toe walking sensory behavior is something that so many parents have asked me about over the years.

And, I’ve only seen that number increase over the years. I think it’s important to dive into how toe walking can be related to sensory issues, because it’s quite common. But, it’s also confusing to understand why it’s happening!

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