Posts tagged Asymmetrical Tonic Neck Reflex
Brain Based Movements in Action, Part 1

I am so excited to tell you about my most recent learning experience that I feel certain will help my children with some areas of concern, especially with regard to their ability to learn.  I recently worked my way through Yellow Wood's Brain Based Movement course.  This course is laid out so that you can take it in small chunks and really focus on the reflexes that are of the most concern for your student(s).  I found the video demonstration of each movement...

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IS IT DYSLEXIA OR A RETAINED PRIMITIVE REFLEX?

As we continue our series in Primitive Reflexes, today we'll be talking about the Asymmetrical Tonic Neck Reflex. This reflex helps baby sleep safely by moving their arm out of the way when sleeping on their stomach. If they move their head to the other side, that arm will move out of the way. It also helps baby's eyes track from side to side. 

If a child still has this reflex, they'll often show signs of poor balance, right/left confusion, letter and...

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