What Does Toe Walking Mean In Toddlers?

By: Integrated Learning Strategies

Toe walking is a sign of a poor vestibular system, which is tied to a child's balance and coordination. We often see some of these symptoms in children with Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, and Asperger's. There are several mainstream children that may struggle with toe walking as well.

Tips and Tricks A mom bought her child some scuba flippers and used them with her child at home. It improved her child's toe walking symptoms immensely. She said it was next to impossible for her child to toe-walk because flippers were created for walking heel to toe.

Tips and Tricks You can play music or sing songs to the beat of their marching. They can be in their own marching band or stomping trolls. Marching and stomping are actions that require the entire foot to make contact with the ground, and can be made into a game.

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