Friday, January 2, 2009

Reaching into Toy Head for Objects to Name

A mom describes on her blog the many skills her son demonstrated during his first hippotherapy session. He signed "horse" repeatedly. He used 2-3 word sentences and for the first time she saw him put multiple signs together i.e. "go horse".

In this photos he is"doing one of the multiple exercises. He had to reach into the head and pull out objects. He then practiced saying their name and he had to reach up, down and side to side to hand the objects to one of the therapists or to put them back in the head".

Read more at: Embracing Life as HouseHold6

Barbara Smith, M.S., OTR/L

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