other reflexesWe also look at the following foot, hand and oral reflexes - the Babinski, Plantar, Palmar, Hands Pulling, Grasp, Amphibian, Rooting, Suck and Babkin reflexes and their role in learning and development especially for coordination, writing and language development


 Some possible long term effects of an unintegrated foot, hand and oral reflexes are:

  • Speech delay or difficulties
  • Swallowing problems
  • Poor social behaviour
  • Dribbling and drooling
  • Poor manual dexterity
  • Poor pencil grip
  • Handwriting difficulties
  • Loose, easily sprained ankles
  • Toe walking
  • Flatfooted or walking on sides of feet/hip rotation
  • Difficulty expressing written ideas