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The Development of Posture and Motor Control

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Laura and Rebekah from the Leckey Clinical Team in Northern Ireland review how posture and motor control develops and explore how early diagnosis, treatment and practical real-world techniques can improve function and motor control.

Objectives:

  • Gain an understanding of the maturation of the nervous system, how this leads to the sequential development of head and trunk control.
  • Recognize the impact of cultural norms and 'training' on motor development.
  • Expand understanding on the need for early diagnosis and intervention and the importance of task-orientated and child-initiated therapy.
  • Learn more about practical strategies and therapy ideas for early intervention programs.
Laura Finney, Ph.D., Clinical Research Director – Leckey

Laura Finney, Ph.D.
Clinical Research Director – Leckey

Rebekah Tinney, Physiotherapist – Leckey

Rebekah Tinney
Physiotherapist – Leckey

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