Movement therapy and training in EI

In recent years there has been a shift away from the almost exclusive use of process based approaches to intervention (such as neurodevelopmental therapy and sensory integration therapy) towards using task and context oriented approaches, with an emphasis on improving function and participation. 

In this section I highlight new ideas in movement therapy, including task based, context oriented, function focused, goal oriented approaches  The focus in on therapy for infants and young children, but the principles apply to intervention aimed at improving function and participation in all age groups. 

Task oriented, evidence based therapy approaches       

Principles for intervention 

Atypical development 

Temperament, motivation and effortful control in motor learning 

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Notes on theory 

Young children