Saturday, July 21, 2012

I am currently posting articles about Brain plasticity, ABM, Feldenkrais, Reflex, neuromovement, and raising a child with special needs at my blog on my website. Please go to for updates.

Friday, June 24, 2011

2011 Anat Baniel Method Summer Program

Please share with anyone in the South Bay who may be interested!

Wednesday, June 02, 2010

Article: Current Thinking on Autism

From Mark Hyman, MD's Ultra Wellness blog

The body systems approach to Autism.

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

ABM and Down Syndrome

I found this article explaining abnormal hip, knee and ankle movement in the gait of people with Down Syndrome. It is due to hypotonia, ligament laxity and motor dysfunction.

I think it is clear why ABM would make such a difference in this type of case.

Below is a Youtube video featuring a young girl with Down Syndrome.

Here is a youtube video up about a child who has down syndrome and received Feldenkrais/ABM work. Her progress is significantly greater than most children with Downs. Her mother commented that at Downs events people exclaimed that they had never seen a Downs child move so fluidly and so well. Her development was at normal grade level at 4 years old and her parents intended to continue the lessons to make sure she stayed up with her peers

Monday, February 22, 2010

Dangers of Baby Walkers

New York Times Health Article in Consults. Dr Green responds. Note that they have identified delays in motor skills and cognition from the use of walkers.

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Autism and Functional Medicine

I have clients who see a pediatric functional medicine doctor with very good results. This article is not new but it gives you a good idea of how functional medicine doctors evaluate their patients.

Why Current Thinking about Autism is Completely Wrong
(Originally posted on UltraWellness September 27th, 2007)

Saturday, January 09, 2010

10 new ABM for Children Videos

There are 10 new videos up on YouTube. Click the title of this post or search for ABM Anat Baniel to view them. These videos were previously available from Anat's office as a compilation DVD reviewing 18 cases. There is an introduction by Anat on the first Cerebral Palsy video, a second CP video, Torticollis, Brain Lesion, Stroke before birth, Autism, Agenesis of the corpus callosum, developmental delays, meningitis-hydrocephalus, and congenital brain defect.