Tag: coordination


Retained TLR: Without the Right Balance and Coordination, Learning Falls into a “Slump” Primitive Reflexes

Retained TLR: Without the Right Balance and Coordination, Learning Falls into a “Slump” This article provides helpful information about a retained TLR and how it impacts a child’s balance and learning ability. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Balance and coordination are two areas of physical development in children that are often overlooked. These areas of development are typically discounted because, for most children,...

Read More


Visual-Spatial Skills: Your Child’s Navigation “Toolkit” for Reading and Math Visual Processing

Visual-Spatial Skills: Your Child’s Navigation “Toolkit” for Reading and Math This article provides helpful resources to improve and strengthen their visual-spatial skills. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. If you have ever watched a young toddler try to fit blocks and shapes in other toys, crevices or spaces around the house, you may not know they are beginning to develop their visual-spatial skills. You...

Read More


Balance and Coordination Activities for Attention and Focus Motor Skills

Balance and Coordination Activities to Help Kids Attend and Focus on Academic Tasks This article provides helpful information for children who need balance and coordination activities for better attention and focus in the classroom. Affiliate links are included for your convenience.  Developing balance and coordination begins almost at birth. As babies develop, they learn to lift their head, roll over and scoot across the floor. Eventually, when...

Read More


Balance and Coordination: Why Kids get “Lost in the System” Without Mastery of Balance and Coordination Motor Skills

Balance and Coordination: Why Kids get “Lost in the System” Without Mastery of Balance and Coordination This article provides helpful information and activities for improving balance and coordination in children. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. As we educate more parents and teachers about the benefits of balance and coordination activities, it becomes progressively apparent how physical skills support academic learning, behavior, and attention...

Read More


Core Muscle: Toys for Building Posture, Core Muscle, Motor Skills and Balance Development

Core Muscle: Toys for Building Posture, Core Muscle, Motor Skills and Balance Providing your child with toys to build and strengthen their core muscle can help your child’s learning in the classroom. Kids who lay on their desk, have poor posture and struggle to copy notes from the chalkboard sometimes have trouble with core muscle strength. Some children even struggle with retained primitive reflexes that can...

Read More


Why Balance? How Does it Facilitate Attention, Focus, and Higher Learning? Vestibular

Why Balance? How Does it Facilitate Attention, Focus, and Higher Learning? This article provides helpful information regarding the importance of balance and how it correlates with learning in the classroom. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. The first sensory system to fully develop in your child is the vestibular system when they are approximately five months old. This system controls our sense of balance...

Read More


Gravitational Insecurity: Creates Fight or Flight Response and Sensory Defensiveness Vestibular

Gravitational Insecurity: Creates Fight or Flight Response and Sensory Defensiveness This article provides helpful information about gravitational insecurity and how it affects your child’s learning in the classroom. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Abby waits in line with her classmates to get a drink of water. She is lightly touched on her back by the person behind her as she waits for her...

Read More


Postural Control: When Core Stability is Compromised, Your Child’s Learning is No Longer on Autopilot Development

Postural Control: When Core Stability is Compromised, Your Child’s Learning is No Longer on Autopilot This article provides helpful information regarding postural control. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Human autopilot is an idea I talk about all the time. I’m usually cursing it because I was on autopilot when I set my keys down so I have no idea where they are. Autopilot...

Read More


Resistance Bands: Brain-Building Stretchy Band Exercises for Sensory Integration, Motor Planning and Crossing the Midline Development

Resistance Bands: Brain-Building Stretchy Band Exercises for Sensory Integration, Motor Planning and Crossing the Midline This article provides home-based brain-building activities with resistance bands that can help your child with sensory integration, motor planning and other learning benefits. Affiliate links are provided for your convenience. When working with children who have learning disorders, attention and behavior issues, emotional and sensory overload, and poor motor skills,...

Read More


Plantar Reflex: Reasons why my Child may be a Toe Walker and has Poor Balance and Coordination Development

Plantar Reflex: Reasons why my Child may be a Toe Walker and has Poor Balance and Coordination This article contains information regarding a retained Plantar reflex and retained Babinski reflex. Affiliate links are included for your convenience.  Imagine for a moment what it would be like to find discomfort or even pain every time your feet hit the floor. The pressure you apply with each...

Read More



Page 1 of 3123