Wednesday, January 15, 2014

A time to twirl

For many kids with RS, spinning is a part of their life. They spin when they stand still. They spin as they walk. They spin when they sit on the floor. Like a tiny little top. Abby is one of those children. The girl needs to spin in order to regulate her body (at least that's how I understand her explanations). I don't mind her spinning but we do try to keep it to a minimum at school so she doesn't distract others.

We have tried MANY therapies and strategies to get the spinning under control but have had little success. While I wish this post was written to outline a strategy that worked, it isn't. :D Instead I am happy to say we found a place where she can spin and whirl and turn and twirl until her little heart (and brains) content.


She is the twirliest, most accomplished spinner in the entire ballet class!

2 comments:

  1. What a wonderful place for her. Maybe in a group setting she will also learn to control her need. What great opportunities may come her way besides she is adorable in her tutu and slippers !

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