The presence of retained primitive reflexes can exacerbate hyperactivity, inattentiveness, and challenges with processing sensory stimuli. This online course will guide you how trauma exposes primitive reflex dominance and influences overall function. Through the lens of a physical therapist and an occupational therapist, this course will help you re-envision treatment planning and strategies. Learn to integrate primitive reflexes and reduce their influences on higher level skills. Takeaway treatment strategies including case examples, useful handouts, and activities to address handwriting, dressing, eating, and positioning.
VARLEISHA GIBBS, PHD, OTD, OTR/L
KAREN PRYOR, PHD, PT, DPT