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Generalized hypotonia - Good head control with inefficient trunk control

Recommended task series for babies to improve trunk control


This is the 3rd part of the 'Task Series for babies with atypical motor development' series.


The following Task Series provides help for parents with children who have not developed sufficient upper body strength yet, in order for them to be able to elevate their shoulders and chest from the floor.


Only practise these exercises if your child already initiates or maintains head control - i.e. can lift their head up into a vertical plane for at least for 5-10 seconds.


Our downloadable Task Series templates provide professional guidelines to support the development of your child. 


Having a child with neuro-atypical development can be challenging and we understand the unrelenting responsibility of doing your best to support them. That is why it is crucially important to understand your child’s current ability level. 


If you are uncertain where exactly your child is at in their developmental journey, please seek advice from your GP or specialist, or contact us so we can make the right recommendation in your child’s best developmental interest. 


Our downloadable templates provide expert advice on helping your child reach their developmental milestones. These Task Series provide step by step information in a linear fashion in accordance with the developmental progression of a neurotypical child. 


It is important to note that exchanging, skipping, or changing the recommended order of tasks in any given Task Series will not serve the best interest of your child or their development. Do please seek our advice if you are unsure where to start.

Generalized hypotonia - Good head control with inefficIent trunk control

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