Rebound therapy is a novel and exciting way to help children and adults with a wide range of disabilities improve many health outcomes.
Rebound Therapy describes a specific methodology, assessment and programme of use of trampolines to provide opportunities for enhanced movement patterns, therapeutic positioning, exercise and recreation for a wide range of users with additional needs. It is used to enhance movement patterns, develop and promote motor skills, body awareness, balance, coordination and communication. It is a highly enjoyable activity and is used to great effect as a treatment modality.
It is a therapeutic intervention typically aimed at populations with special needs and can benefit a wide range of individuals including those with physical disabilities, learning difficulties, sensory impairments and those on the autistic spectrum. This course will focus on an introduction to rebound therapy; its indications; contraindications; safety considerations; measuring and recording progress as well as practical examples of rebound therapy for physically challenged patients with Cerebral Palsy and Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities as well as able bodied individuals with learning disabilities.