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Why does your child sit like that and what is it telling you?

Why does your child sit like that and what is it telling you?

As therapists, we often times focus our treatment sessions on building strength and endurance in order to improve a child’s ability to attain and sustain a postural position. For instance, we want to improve a child’s ability to sit upright at their desk in order to focus well in school. This means we must identify any compensatory strategies in order to identify the muscles that require extra strengthening. But what does this mean for parents and educators? Well, in this episode we will go through the why, the how, and the what in regards to compensatory positions and strategies as well as ideas for you to use in everyday life!