OT Corner: Why Is Body Awareness Important?
[Source: Your Therapy Source]
Body awareness is the ability to recognize where your body is in space. Your muscles and joints send your brain information about your body and how it moves. You may wonder why is body awareness important?
Body awareness helps us to understand how to relate to objects and people at home, at school and outdoors. For example, proper body awareness tells us how far to reach for objects or how close to stand next to a person.
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