Behavioral and nystagmus response of a hyperkinetic child to vestibular stimulation.

@article{Bhatara1978BehavioralAN,
  title={Behavioral and nystagmus response of a hyperkinetic child to vestibular stimulation.},
  author={Vinod S Bhatara and David L. Clark and Lawrence Eugene Arnold},
  journal={The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association},
  year={1978},
  volume={32 5},
  pages={311-6}
}
A five-year-old boy, referred for hyperkinetic behavior, was tested for vestibular function before and after a four-week regime of controlled semicircular canal stimulation. Hyperkinetic behavior was assessed both during and after the four-week treatment period. Initial testing showed that semicircular canal function was normal, but that two measurable central nervous system mechanisms representing integration of the sensory signal were not at a normal level. Behavioral instruments demonstrated… CONTINUE READING