Which Vital Links Course is Right for You?

If you find yourself looking at the course offering selections and are unsure where to start, we’re here to help. The courses offered at Vital Links were developed out of therapeutic interest in certain topic areas that eventually informed our clinical practice and clinical reasoning. All of our courses aim to provide the theoretical underpinnings, as well as, case studies and video…
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Is all vestibular activation created equal?

The vestibular system affords a powerful treatment strategy We acknowledge that our brain, with all of its neurological connections, develops and is altered positively and/or negatively by our experiences. A comprehensive understanding of the vestibular system affords therapists one of the most powerful treatment strategies because of its multifaceted contribution the integration of all sensory systems. The therapeutic power of vestibular activation…
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Embodying Academic Readiness

As the sights and the sounds of the fall season begin to transform, it is also undeniable that the new school year is fully underway. Children’s backpacks are getting heavier as more and more homework is sent home, parent teacher conferences loom on the horizon, and the warm summer days of playing outside for hours at a time seem like a distant…
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Vestibular Activation: Why Is It Critical to Treatment?

The vestibular system is the primary sensory system that supports all of the other sensory systems and provides the bridge between sensory processing and motor control. So, it is essential that we ensure that it is functioning optimally in all of our clients. Many life experiences, starting in utero, can disrupt or compromise vestibular development and function, including the following: Movement deprivation:…
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