Thursday, 17 May 2012

The floppy baby?

I recently added a blog called "Speech Buddies" to my resources list and wanted to share this interesting article about hypotonia, which is a fancy word for low muscle tone.
Low muscle tone effects development in a variety of ways and the earlier it's identified and treated, the better the outcome.  I've definitely seen kiddos with low tone in my practice and I often suspect that muscle tone may be an issue when I see a child whose mouth is constantly open and there's lots of drool happening.  A child who appears like this doesn't necessarily have low tone, but its a reason to look into it.




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  2. hi my 2 years son drools alot he is diagnosed with low muscle tone and having developmenaldelays s he is still nt walking nor crawling yet...could u help me in that?