Most treatment programs for adult patients focus mainly on maintaining and preventing complications.
MOVE focus on task-oriented motor learning, the use of external aids and motivational support; could be a therapeutic alternative for adults with multiple disabilities to facilitate learning functional motor skills such as sitting, standing, walking and making transitions.
21-50 Years Old
Able to keep sitting position
(Regular Chair , Bed Edge)
Able to keep standing position
Able to walk up to 3 meters
MOVE could be a relevant alternative for adult patients with low functional levels to begin their motor learning process no matter their age.
The new paradigm of the importance of functionality and group participation is adopted according to the ICF model.
Inactive and completely dependent patients show that their capabilities for learning gross motor skills could be developed.
The program shows potential to enhance quality of life in these patients by being able to realize daily functions, be more physically active and interact more effectively with others.
Walking with the help of the Walker is important to me now, also important that I’m not sitting in my wheelchair all day long, it gives me a lot of fun and the feeling that I can walk. When I walk with the walker, we also play with a ball, it’s a fun experience, it feels like I am a football player.