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Episode Info: Do you know the difference between muscle STRENGTH and muscle TONE? If not, you are about to learn all about it!  As Occupational Therapy Assistants, we often work with children who have low muscle TONE. While this is different from muscle STRENGTH, it can go hand in hand (but not always!).  As always, we give you our fav. tips, tricks, and strategies to help your child (or client, or family member, or neighbor …) if they have low muscle TONE.  SHOW NOTES As quoted in the episode:  What’s the Difference Between Muscular Endurance and Muscular Strength? What is Muscle Tone, and Why Is It Important?  What is the Difference Between Muscle Tone and Strength? Podcast episode all about compensatory movements (Why Does Your Child Sit Like That and What Is It Telling You?) Need more ideas for activities on a therapy ball? Check out this Mini Activity Course - 30 Activities with a Therapy Ball Single person logic and reasoning games: My First Rush Hour (3+) Rush Hour (8+) Gravity Maze (8+)   Our brand new Primitive Reflex Crash Course is LIVE and available for you to purchase today! Click HERE to check it out!  Interested in our exclusive membership club (aka “the podcast on steroids”)? Head over to The Sensory Project Club where we provide you with new resources monthly, to help you and your child thrive (whether you’re a parent, caregiver, therapist, educator - there’s something for everyone!). You don’t want to miss this amazing opportunity! Click HERE to get signed up!      Connect with us on Instagram and Facebook @thesensoryprojectshow Email us your questions at Share your videos and pictures with us so we can feature them on our Instagram!  SUMMARY OF THE SENSORY PROJECT SHOW Rachel Harrington, a pediatric Occupational Therapy Assistant and owner of The Sensory Project, along with Jessica Hill, a pediatric Occupational Therapy Assistant, health coach entrepreneur, and mother, answer your questions related to all things sensory, occupational therapy, parenting, self-care, nutrition, and health, from a therapist’s perspective. Providing raw, honest, fun ideas, and strategies, for parents and families to implement into daily life. They are also the owners of All Things Sensory, LLC, as well as operate the one-of-a-kind sensory membership website, The Sensory Project Club.  DISCLAIMER While we make every effort to share correct information, we are still learning. We will double check all of our facts but realize that medicine is a constantly changing science and art.  One doctor / therapist may have a different way of doing things from another. We are simply presenting our views and opinions on how to address common sensory challenges, health related difficulties and what we have found to be beneficial that will be as evidenced based as possible. By listening to this podcast, you agree not to us...
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