The term “crossing the midline” is often said during Occupational Therapy sessions. It is described as an important movement activity but not often explained. This
Toilet training can be a confronting experience for both the parents and child. It is a time-consuming process, which requires both the parent and child to be “ready”. There have been conflicting statements between parents and research on the “window of opportunity” for Toilet training. However, it is important to understand that are physiological, emotional and pragmatic circumstances that are necessary to truly be ready for toilet training.
Karen Pape, MD, is a pioneer, rightly demanding that colleagues integrate the new science of brain plasticity as it applies to children with neurological disorders.