Posted this article awhile ago on my pinterest, and just wanted to add it in this blog.
Good article about different strategies to help children with down syndrome learn to walk.
Here’s a snippet:
Not every family has access to a treadmill. Luckily a group in Australia demonstrated that these benefits could be obtained with a gait trainer. Willoughby showed that the same goals addressed by treadmill training could be realized with over-ground training and/or a gait trainer.
Read the rest of the article here: http://physical-therapy.advanceweb.com/Features/Articles/Mobility-For-Down-Syndrome-Patients.aspx