Should I use Modulated Music or Quickshifts?

For the last 17 years, the hallmark series in the Therapeutic Listening® library consisted of the modulated albums.  Recently, the new Quickshift series has proved to be a powerful adjunct to any treatment session or home program.  However, therapists sometimes wonder how and when to implement each series of music? These two series of albums can be used independent of one another or…
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What does the ATNR have to do with bilateral integration?

What the ATNR has to do with bilateral integration Mary Kawar, MS, OT/L explains how the asymmetrical tonic neck reflex relates to bilateral integration and how the Flow engages the entire body. You can learn more about the Flow bag and bilateral integration in the course: A Comprehensive Approach to Bilateral Integration.

Gravity and Sensorimotor Development Demonstration Videos

Demo: Crawling To learn more about gravity and sensorimotor development, check out Using Gravity to Facilitate Sensorimotor Development in Infants and Children. Demo: Rolling To learn more about gravity and sensorimotor development, check out Using Gravity to Facilitate Sensorimotor Development in Infants and Children.

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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Gravity: Our Silent Partner in Treatment

Gravity is integral to life Gravity is such an integral part of life on this planet that most of us are oblivious to it – until something goes wrong with our vestibular system. As adults that mostly manifests as vertigo or Menier’s disease, both of which are severely debilitating. But what is it about gravity that is so essential to human development…
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