Sensory Integration (SI) Therapy

Roley et al (2007) explained the SI theories and approach, and reviewed the work of its originator, A. Jean Ayers PhD, OTR. [1] Drawing on motor control theories, Ayres proposed these hypotheses that underscored her treatment approaches: Perceptual awareness supports and facilitates occupational engagement. Motor learning is influenced by, if not dependent upon, incoming sensation. […]

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Up to 50% of children and adolescents with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) exhibit motor abnormalities including altered balance. Cerebellar dysfunction may contribute to the minor postural deficits seen in ADHD children.[1] How can TheraTogs contribute to ADHD management? We suggest using TheraTogs to address the issues of Developmental Coordination Disorder in ADHD (see discussion below). […]

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