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Massage & Developmentally Disabled

This is a place to discuss what techniques are working for you as a therapist massaging this population, It is also a place to create interest in adding this group to your practice.

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Techniques being used 2 Replies

Started by Linda Maher. Last reply by Linda Maher Jul 27, 2009.

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Comment by Linda Elliott on June 14, 2014 at 9:07am

I agree with Daniel. I prefer to massage this group over the general public. I get more satisfaction that my profession means something. I go to 8 group homes in Maryland and Pennsylvania. I am licensed in both states. I plan on doing more homes and doing it full time.

Comment by Daniel Cohen on May 5, 2012 at 8:29am

As with the general population many modalities are applied as needed. But I find this group to require greater presence, patience, and respect.

Comment by Laura F smith on July 28, 2009 at 10:58pm
Exactly what is comfort touch? Never heard of it before.
 

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