Sensory Regulation/Core Strength
To keep and organized body and mind, exercise, self care, and development/focus on foundational needs are all necessary. Please visit the mindfulness section as well to incorporate these strategies into your child's daily routine.
Sworkit is an app with a free subscription. Middle schoolers may recognize this as it is used as part of the fitness curriculum as well as our motor warm up in OT!
Students pick a few of the exercises, for example: windmill, steam engine and quadraplex, the app demonstrates the exercises and has a count down. It can be downloaded on a phone for easy core workouts anywhere!
The following is a YouTube Channel with basic exercises to be used as visual models to help support child engagement.
Cross Crawl: https://youtu.be/X61VNk-iv6o