Integrating Primitive Reflexes Through Play and Exercise: An Interactive Guide to the Spinal Galant Reflex (Paperback)

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Integrating Primitive Reflexes Through Play and Exercise: An Interactive Guide to the Spinal Galant Reflex (Paperback)

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Are you a parent, teacher or service provider looking for effective resources to help and improve a child's development?


Are you strapped for time?


Would you like a guide of 5-10 minute step-by-step therapeutic exercises that can be done in the classroom, home or playground?

Recognizing the need for effective and universally accessible auxiliary therapy programs, author, parent, and occupational therapist, Kokeb McDonald, OTR/L, created a must-have guidebook for anyone seeking a simple way to enhance their child's therapeutic exercise routine with easy-to-follow, home-based activities.


Get the e-book now on Amazon: Integrating Primitive Reflexes Through Play and Therapeutic Exercises: An Interactive Guide to the Spinal Galant Reflex by Kokeb McDonald, OTR/L, the fifth in the Reflex Integration Through Play book series.


Complete with fun, kid-friendly illustrations, step-by-step instructions, and clear explanations of the critical role the Spinal Galant Reflex plays in childhood development, this hands-on instructional guide offers parents and providers an invaluable tool for integrating therapeutic exercises into a child's natural environment and compassionately understanding the developmental challenges related to it.

Inside you will find:

  • Explanation of the primitive reflexes and how to identify "integrated" and "retained" reflexes in your child or student
  • Symptoms checklist
  • Simple and fun exercises
  • Treatment plans geared toward occupational therapists in the clinical setting
  • Letter of support and guide to parents
  • Glossary of clinical terms


This book is perfect for professionals working with children and adults with retained primitive reflexes, specifically the Spinal Galant Reflex. Clients, who experience motor delays, postural issues, bladder control, vestibular challenges, auditory sensitivity, processing issues, ADHD tendencies, and learning & behavioral challenges can all benefit from primitive reflex screening and treatments.


Healthcare professionals can also benefit from this book:

  • Occupational Therapists
  • Physical Therapists
  • Speech Therapists
  • Pilates Instructors
  • Yoga Instructors
  • Teachers and educational
  • Service providers
  • Parents


Product Details ISBN: 9781734214376
ISBN-10: 1734214376
Publisher: Polaris Therapy
Publication Date: July 7th, 2023
Pages: 154
Language: English