Mary Kawar, M.S., OT/L and Carl Hillier, O.D., FCOVD discuss the value of cross-disciplinary (OT-OD) collaboration in this 20 minute mini clinical conversation. Want to learn how you can better support clients with visual and vestibular dysfunction? Join Mary and Carl for their collaborative course From Eyesight to Insight: Visual and Vestibular Assessment & Treatment.
Join Mary Kawar and Sheila Frick as they provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of the role of the vestibular and proprioceptive systems in everyday life, and how participation is ultimately impacted when the functioning of these systems is compromised.
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.
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:…