Primitive Reflexes


PRIMITIVE REFLEXES: How Retained Primitive Reflexes are Holding My Child Back in Learning and Motor Development Primitive Reflexes

How Retained Primitive Reflexes are Holding My Child Back in Learning and Motor Development This article provides information about retained Primitive Reflexes and how parents, teachers and therapists can help their child with these issues. When I use the term “retained Primitive Reflexes,” I might as well be speaking a foreign language for many of you. Most parents, teachers and even some therapists have never...

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MYTHS: The Myths about Retained Primitive Reflexes that could be Holding Your Child Back in their Learning and Motor Development Primitive Reflexes

The Myths about Retained Primitive Reflexes that could be Holding Your Child Back in their Learning and Motor Development This article provides information about myths regarding retained Primitive Reflexes and how parents, teachers and therapists can help their child with these issues. Because retained Primitive Reflexes can be confusing and often misunderstood, there are several myths out there that many parents and teachers overlook when...

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RED FLAGS: Are these Warning Signs and Red Flags Telling Me My Child may have a Retained Primitive Reflex Delaying their Learning Development? Primitive Reflexes

Are these Warning Signs and Red Flags Telling Me My Child may have a Retained Primitive Reflex Delaying their Learning Development? This article provides parents, teachers and therapists with warning signs and red flags to watch for if you suspect your child has a retained Primitive Reflex hindering their learning and academic development. What most parents and teachers don’t realize is a child could have...

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Wrapped Legs Around Chair? A Sign of Weak Core Muscle that Causes Reading and Writing Delays Primitive Reflexes

Wrapped Legs Around Chair? A Sign of Weak Core Muscle that Causes Reading and Writing Delays This article provides helpful information if your child wraps their legs around their chair due to weak core muscle or a retained STNR reflex. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. It’s not uncommon to find kids fidgeting in their chair, swinging their legs or bouncing their feet to...

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Landau Reflex: Possible Reason Behind Lack of Concentration, Organization and Toe Walking? Primitive Reflexes

Landau Reflex: Possible Reason Behind Lack of Concentration, Organization and Toe Walking? This article provides helpful information about the Landau reflex and how it may affect your child’s development and learning ability. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. A huge snow storm can trigger a multitude of problems and complications. If the storm is near an airport, this can mean flight delays and cancellations...

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PRIMITIVE REFLEXES: Duet Responsible for Sensory Issues, Reading Delays, Fear & Fight or Flight Primitive Reflexes

Retained Primitive Reflexes that Cause Sensory Sensitivities, Reading Delays, Fear and Fight or Flight This article provides helpful information about retained primitive reflexes and how they affect your child’s learning potential. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Most children in the classroom (about 80 percent) are healthy and active kids that excel in the classroom. However, the other 20 percent of students we see...

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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,...

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FIDGETING & ATTENTION: When a Child Retains the STNR, Specific Learning Areas Break Down Primitive Reflexes

Retained STNR: When a Child Retains the STNR, Certain Learning Areas Break Down This article provides helpful information about a retained STNR and how it impacts a child’s behavior and learning ability. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. When you are talking about good health in children, correct posture is at the top of the list. Good posture is as important as eating right, exercising...

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What is a Retained Spinal Galant and Why Does it Make my Child Wiggle and Squirm in the Classroom? Primitive Reflexes

Spinal Galant: What is a Retained Spinal Galant and Why Does it Make my Child Wiggle and Squirm? This article provides important information about a retained spinal Galant reflex and how it affects a child’s attention and focus in the classroom. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Deep inside the womb, the twenty week old fetus shows signs of an emerging primitive reflex called...

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ATNR: Studies Show 50% of Kids with a Retained ATNR Primitive Reflex Struggle with Dyslexia Primitive Reflexes

ATNR: Studies Show 50% of Kids with a Retained ATNR Primitive Reflex Struggle with Dyslexia This article discusses how a retained Asymmetrical Tonic Neck Reflex (ATNR) could be the reason behind a child having dyslexia. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Overall Look Retained Asymmetrical Tonic Neck Reflex (ATNR) can affect your child’s writing ability, tracking, crossing the midline, balance and coordination and bilateral...

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