Assistive Technology for Kids who Experienced Trauma — Michigan Assistive Technology (AT) Program Blog

By Aimee Sterk, LMSW, MATP Staff I’m working on a trauma certificate and recently attended a symposium on Somatic Experience therapy for children who have experienced trauma. The presenter, Maggie Kline, LMFT, explained that for young children (birth to 18 months) who experience trauma, the body holds the memory and that therapy needs to focus…

via Assistive Technology for Kids who Experienced Trauma — Michigan Assistive Technology (AT) Program Blog’

This is an interesting post from the Michigan Assistive Technology Program Blog describing movement tools as AT for individuals with trauma in their history. It shares great information and also expands the concept of AT by including sensory equipment to support individuals with social and emotional disabilities.

Thanks to MATP for their informative post.

Carol

About Carol Leynse Harpold, MS, AdEd, OTR/L, ATP

OTR/L with 30 years experience in pediatrics, school based therapy and adult rehabilitation. Masters of Science in Adaptive Education/Assistive Technology with 15 years experience in AT in education of elementary, middle school, secondary and post secondary students. Experience with adults with disabilities in employment and work transition.
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