“Body posture directly influences function” P. Pope UK PT

 

It all started when…body shape and posture go wrong….

The earlier the intervention, the better
— but it is never too late to start
protecting and restoring someone’s
body shape. (Mencap, 2011).
— http://pamis.org.uk/site/uploads/a5-booklet-final.pdf
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Posture Care for individuals with disability via positioning is based on Restorative Yoga Asanas and the UK Nighttime Positioning Program.

Placing a cover over an unsupported, unaligned posture, leads to what Noreen Hare had termed the Human Sandwich Factor.

Placing a cover over an unsupported, unaligned posture, leads to what Noreen Hare had termed the Human Sandwich Factor.

It includes observation and intervention skills in order to identify, prevent, and in some cases, even restore conditions related to thoracolumbar scoliosis, pelvic obliquity, and hip migration/subluxation/dislocation. This triad body shape distortions and deformities often occur early on in individuals with developmental disabilities, including individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder.