Learn About Move

April 19, 2006

MOVE International

MOVE International is dedicated to helping children and adults with severe disabilities. The MOVE Curriculum teaches functional motor activities for increased independence in sitting, standing and walking.move_series_image1

With Mobility Opportunities Via Education®, individuals acquire strength, balance, and motor skills for participation in life activities and improved quality of life.

Read a short introduction to the MOVE Program or view the articles on our blog pertaining to MOVE

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Watch the Freedom
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Children with Severe Disabilities and the MOVE Curriculummove_series_image2

Gilbert Thomson, PT

A professional reference book for pediatric physical and occupational therapists. The function-oriented MOVE approach puts into practice current concepts from the motor control/motor learning literature. Learn more...

Further information & resources:

MOVE: Hope for People with Significant Movement Disorders

Watch a 20 minute video about MOVE's success in Dubuque School, IA


Read summaries from clinical research studies on MOVE

Children with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities: the effects of functional movement activities. Clinical Rehabilitation 2005 Sep;19(6):613-20 .

Movement skill assessment in children with profound multiple disabilities: a psychometric analysis of the top down motor milestone test. Clinical Rehabilitation 2005 Sep;19(6):635-43 .

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