Benefits of the Balance Board 

Balance Boards

Why are they so great?

Cognitive 

  • increased capacity for sustained self-directed attention

  • increased ability to learn new material 

  • ability to sequence information

  • improved ability to produce smooth speech sounds

  • increased ability to integrate sensory information

Behavioural

  • increased motivation

  • increased organization

  • enthusiasm for learning

 

Emotional

  • overcoming the effects of emotional stress

  • increased emotional self-control

  • increased self-esteem

 

Visual/Reading

  • improved eye tracking

  • better use of both eyes together - teaming

 

Motor

  • sense of rhythm

  • improved handwriting

  • improved speech

  • achieving automaticity

  • improved coordination

  • improved planning 

  • improved motor coordination

  • improved posture

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