Monthly Archives: June 2015

Need New Evidence-Based Ideas for Handwriting Instruction?


This is the second in a series of blogs from Michele Parkins and Carrie Davis.The first post can be found here Guided practice has been identified as one of the eight most effective, research-based instructional handwriting practices.   http://ldatschool.ca/literacy/literacy-skills-handwriting/  This practice also … Continue reading

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Challenging Vestibular Case: Therapists Please Offer Your Help


 DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: Post from:Bernadette Corporate Rehabilitation Physical Therapy supervisor I’ve had 2 recent patients with right posterior canalithiasis where there is a short latency, F/B approx 15-20sec right upward torsional nystagmus and c/o vertigo The CRM maneuver was done with both … Continue reading

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NEW NICU Course for PT’s OT’s and SLP’s


We are thrilled to add this new course for 2015: NICU: Challenges, Pitfalls and Practical Tips for Successful Developmental Intervention This beginner- intermediate course will focus on creating change in the NICU in developmental care for the bedside clinician. Content will focus … Continue reading

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Why does Anybody Teach Handwriting Anymore?


Handwriting is not as old-fashioned as you think! Certainly keyboarding is an important skill, as technology has become a part of our everyday lives. But, did you know that writing by hand, though slower than typing, has benefits over typing? … Continue reading

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NEW SPEAKER – Inger Brueckner – Presenting Amputee Rehabilitation


We are pleased to announce a new member of our Faculty: Inger Brueckner. Inger Brueckner, PT received her BS in Physiology from the University of California at Davis and her Masters in Physical Therapy from Boston University.  She has worked … Continue reading

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Physical Therapy Role in Chronic Disease Management


From APTA: The major chronic diseases of our time have direct links to movement and physical activity—which means that physical therapists (PTs) and physical therapist assistants (PTAs) have an important opportunity to make an impact on what are literally matters … Continue reading

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Evidence Based Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease – CEU course for PT’s and OT’s


Education Resources, a leading provider of evidence-based continuing education, is thrilled to announce this CEU course coming to an area near you: Evidence Based Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease, MS, Stroke and Other Neurologic Disorders Kari Dunning, PT, PhDa dynamic, interactive … Continue reading

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NEW sessions added to the ADVANCED VESTIBULAR REHABILITATION ONLINE SERIES


We are thrilled to announce the launch of the new complete Advanced Vestibular Rehabilitation online series. These evidence-based online courses from international expert RICHARD CLENDANIEL, PT, PhD are recorded live at this Vestibular Series and include downloadable handouts and access for an entire year.   … Continue reading

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