How Physical Therapy Can Help Children with Down Syndrome

 

Category: Pediatric Physical Therapy, Physical Therapy

Child With Down Syndrome Atlanta GAA child living with Down Syndrome is like any other child who wants to do things. Kids love to play, interact with others and be engaged with their environment. These actions require development of gross motor skills. Kids with Down syndrome have low muscle tone in addition to other physical characteristics that make certain movements more challenging for them. Because of their decreased strength, the motor skills of these children develop differently than the typical child.
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