Poster Session  |   November 2018
Impact of Using Heel Wedges to Reduce Idiopathic Toe Walking in a Child With Autism
Author Affiliations
  • New England Center for Children
Article Information
Autism/Autism Spectrum Disorder / Pediatric Evaluation and Intervention / Splinting / Translational Research
Poster Session   |   November 2018
Impact of Using Heel Wedges to Reduce Idiopathic Toe Walking in a Child With Autism
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211520324p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO6038
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211520324p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO6038
Abstract

Date Presented 4/20/2018

The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of using heel wedge inserts to decrease toe walking in a child with autism with insidious toe walking in a school setting. The use of gel heel wedges significantly reduced the instances of toe walking in this child with autism.

Primary Author and Speaker: Kristen Sidman

Additional Authors and Speakers: Robert Silva