surprising observations about sleep and startle reflex in adults

I recently was asked about sleep and startle reflex in adults. Although this is an interesting topic in itself, I am not sure it is totally accurate. Let me explain why I would like to open this up to the … Continue reading

finding the answer that may surprise you

A few days ago I asked the question about startle reflex and if it impacts everyone and I got some mixed reviews in terms of opinion for answers but it left me and I am sure others with what I … Continue reading

Startle Reflex:the question I have always had

I have wondered if cerebral palsy and the startle reflex is commonly associated with it, does everyone with cerebral palsy have the startle reflex? … Continue reading

preventing startle reflex in cerebral palsy

For those of you who live with cerebral palsy it is possible that most of you deal with some startle reflex. You will appreciate that I am trying to keep up with reader demand and because this is currently my … Continue reading

startle reflex Cold Winter Days, Cerebral Palsy and Tight Muscles

I’ve written a lot on the topic of tight muscles, startle reflex, and cerebral palsy. But being that it is winter I thought it was worth revisiting. This winter, I noticed an improvement in these areas for me, and I … Continue reading

What I Learned Growing Up In Canadian Winters

Canadian winters means: snow, cold temperatures, and for me an internal coldness for me. The thing that goes hand-in-hand with that is tight muscles. This realization means that I learned my personal limits and to listen to my body. … Continue reading

moro reflex and startle reflex finding understanding

This post comes out of a recent comment I received:”Have your issues with (startle reflex) remained pretty steady, or do you notice fluctuations?” I thought that my answer would probably be too in depth to simply call for a response. … Continue reading

What Are Common Triggers of Startle Reflex?

This question, I received recently from a reader.  This is the second part in a series.  The first can be found here.  I would hazard a guess that triggers of startle reflex impact people with Cerebral Palsy differently.  Much like Cerebral … Continue reading

How Do You Deal with Your Startle Reflex in School When Your Peers or Your Teacher Don’t Understand?

Piece of chalk and blackboard (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Part 2 can be found here A reader recently asked several questions pertaining to startle reflex. Because of the complexity of the questions I’ve chosen to create a series of posts answering … Continue reading