Tag Archives: Gross Motor Skills

Gross Motor Skills, Postural Stability, and Autism

[Source: Your Therapy Source] Research indicates that children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) frequently exhibit deficits in gross motor skills and postural stability. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders published research examining the relationship between gross motor skills, postural stability, and autism. The … Continue reading

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The Stuff the Turkey Game!

[Source:  Kid Friendly Things to Do] Boy oh boy, my kids have plum worn out this turkey bag. They have thrown stuffing (paper balls) into it for three days now. They just don’t get tired of it! It’s the perfect … Continue reading

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Great PT Activity! Jumping and Balance Path

[Source:  Starfish Therapies] I know we’ve talked about a jumping path before but I loved this path that I happened to observe one of my therapists using with her kiddo. It incorporates jumping forward, jumping over, jumping on, jumping off, jumping open, … Continue reading

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PT Corner: Wheelbarrow Walking

[Source:  Starfish Therapies] Do any of you remember doing wheelbarrow races as a child? I do! I remember thinking it was hysterical that someone was holding my feet and I was racing someone else on my hands. Well, as much … Continue reading

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PT Corner: Gross Motor Groups

[Source:  Starfish Therapies] We are lucky enough to be able to offer developmental play groups that are broken up based on skill. We have chosen to divide them as pre-crawlers, pre-walkers/new walkers, and toddlers. This gives parents a chance to … Continue reading

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