The photos on this page show a variety of ways in which to promote independent sitting in a number of different of learning environments. Each of the photos demonstrates the importance of proper positioning with a selection of interesting materials located within reach.
All photos are from the Narbethong State School in Queensland, Australia.
A young girl sits with legs extended in an adapted chair. Her left hand rests on a wooden cage with balls inside. Her right arm is positioned next to hanging metal chimes.
A boy sits on an ESSEF board with a position board in front of him. A textured ball is under his left hand and a tray of colorful flashlights is located on his right side.
A girl sits with her legs extended and a reflective "space blanket" on her lap. A large mirror is positioned directly in front of her at a slight angle.
A girl sits with her back against an ESSEF board, with her left hand resting on a position board with strands of different colored beads.