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Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Fun Hippotherapy Toys to use facing sideways, backwards, long and cross leg sitting
My 2 year old client liked grasping the motor from the Wiggly Squiggly writer pen and a mask sold for eye aches that has blue gel inside to squeeze. Playing with the toys helped her to let go of the handle and tolerate facing sideways and backwards. Sitting in long leg and cross leg positions was more challenging but she did great and also demonstrated on film how nicely she can readjust her body when sliding off the horse. I work on that all the time....