Tag Archives: Vestibular

Screening Tests for Vestibular Dysfunction in Children

[Source:  Your Therapy Source] Research indicates that children with hearing impairment may have vestibular loss as well. This may be indicated by the following: children who exhibit hearing and vestibular loss may learn to walk later. bike riding, and other balance related … Continue reading

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Vestibular Exercise Program Helps Increase Balance and Agility

[Source:  Your Therapy Source] The 17 children were recruited from two summer enrichment programs and were divided into two groups based on age (group 1: 9.9 yrs – group 2: 18.4 yrs.). Each participant was evaluated with the Bruininks Oseretsky … Continue reading

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45 Essential Vestibular Activities and Input Ideas

[Source: Your Kids Table] Vestibular input is incredibly powerful and can have amazing or surprising effects. Vestibular processing is nearly always at work in everything we do, arguably more than any other sensory system. Vestibular activities, when used correctly, have … Continue reading

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Research Finds Inner-Ear Dysfunction is Common to ADHD, Dyslexia and Autism

[Source:  Special Ed Post] Two recent studies in Pediatrics have shown that ADHD is comorbid with language and anxiety disorders. And prior research has indicated that ADHD, dyslexia or LD and Autism overlap with each other as well as additional impairments involving … Continue reading

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OT/PT Toy Reviews: 10 Great Balance Toys For A Child With Special Needs

[Source: Friendship Circle.com] How Balance Works Ears play a large role in balance due to the vestibular system which arises in the inner ear and is responsible for processing movement, changes in head positions and the direction and speed of … Continue reading

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