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      Thank you for explaining it to me. I'm glad that it's helping as I had never heard of it before. Sounds like something that might of helped mine many years ago.

      Just a FYI Matt was a reall bad toe walker but by the time he got to high school he had totally quit. He also doesn't hand flap in public now as he does have control over it. But at home he still does it if he gets excited.

      Candy

      On Tue, Mar 18, 2008 at 10:07 PM, comicmama <comicmama@yahoo.ca> wrote:

      heavy carrying .we filled a waggon with toys etc.we also filled a backpack with stuff to 10% of his weight at the time for about 10 to 15 Min's only.We have used rice or anything easy to measure.He is 7 now and loves to carry in the milk jugs.we have a slide off our balcony and encourage him to walk up the slide as it stretches needed muscles.(running up a hill also helps)Pulling 20 lbs of rice in a waggon now as it is dressed up as a buddy.They are helping the toe walking as well as keeping him calm.He also uses the trampoline in the backyard lots for all the sensory input he needs.Lea

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