Redbridge SERC

Gowers sign

Resource type: Videos  —  Date posted: January 9th, 2012   Number of views: 1885

A short 30 sec clip showing you a pupil getting up from the floor in the typical manner for a child with MD.

It is called Gower's Sign – well worth sharing during a SEN training session and if you notice a pupil begininning to use this method to get up from the floor ask parents to seek medical help or ring Newbridge Outreach/ Physiotherapy team.

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