Tag Archives: Low muscle tone

Tap Muscle and Sit Up

Goal: to help muscle work better by giving slight stress and help sit up Precondition: Ella is almost 8 month old. Ella has low muscle tone and could not sit up yet. she is easy to fall back when she … Continue reading

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Feeding Baby Food

Goal: to strengthen low tone oral muscles Precondition: Ella has low oral muscle tone. Ella is 7 and half month old. Environment: baby spoon, baby food 目的:加强口腔肌肉运动能力。 目前状况: 语柔7个半月大,口腔肌肉无力。 环境:婴儿勺子,婴儿食品 How: watch the video 动作简要说明: 把勺子放到舌头前半部的地方,轻轻往下压和往后推,等语柔的上嘴唇或者上下嘴唇闭合自己把食物弄下来,再把勺子从孩子口中取出,而不是大人把勺子放到口中,把食物倒到孩子的口中,正确的方法让孩子的嘴巴做更多的努力。

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Sit up

Goal: Helps Ella sit up. Precondition: Ella is 7 month old and still could not sit by herself. Environment: Toy stick, feeding seat, laundry basket, towels 目标:帮助语柔坐起来。 目前状况:语柔7个月了,还不能独立坐好。 环境:玩具棒,喂饭的椅子,洗衣篮,毛巾。 How: watch the video below 动作简要说明: 1。用玩具棒让语柔双手拿着,自己找坐的平衡,不要让孩子往后仰。 2。把 语柔放在feeding seat后,用两个小毛巾卷好放在腿的两外侧, 防止双脚外趴,给语柔玩玩具,以让她身子前倾玩玩具,这是一种练习平衡着坐的方法。 … Continue reading

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Pull to Stand up, Standing with Little Support and Correct Way to Sit

Goal: How to pull Ella to stand up in a correct way, and keep Ella stand with little support and correct way to sit up Precondition: Ella is 7 month old. She likes to stand up, but she does that … Continue reading

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Leg Flexed Weight-Bearing and Others

Goal: to promote movements of legs, extension of low trunk through glutes by being prone over large bolster (This is also for future creeping), to promote weight-bearing on legs with flexion by letting Ella sitting on adult’s knees with E’s … Continue reading

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