Category Archives: Pediatrics

Looking for your Clinical Expertise – Clinical Challenge Posted in ERI’s Pediatric Gait Discussion Group


Clinical Question from Holly Leigh: For the past month I have been seeing a 13 year old who has a pretty typical gait of spastic diplegia; crouch+toe walking who is about 12 weeks out from bilateral femoral derotation osteotomy. Prior … Continue reading

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Speaker Spotlight – Paula Cox, PT, DSc, PCS


Welcoming Paula to the Education Resources Faculty Paula is a licensed, board certified, physical therapist with over 35 years of clinical experience in pediatric neurological and neuromuscular rehabilitation. She is a member of the APTA, the Academy of Pediatric Physical … Continue reading

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Welcoming Amber Valentine – Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Specialist


Amber Valentine is a Speech-Language Pathologist who graduated from the University of Kentucky with her MS in Communication Disorders.  She is a Board Certified Specialist in Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders and an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant.  She worked for Baptist … Continue reading

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Speaker Spotlight – Jessica Minahan


We are thrilled to announce that Jessica Minahan M.Ed, BCBA will be one of our keynote speakers at our Annual Therapies in the School Conference coming up in November. Jessica is a licensed and board-certified behavior analyst (BCBA), author, special educator, and consultant … Continue reading

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Tips to encourage language and problem solving during play


Great blog submission from a member of our community: Brooke Andrews M.A. CCC-SLP. Please share your thoughts below. Speech therapy with young children can sometimes looks like “just playing.” That’s because play and language go together. In addition to play being … Continue reading

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NEW e-Learning Program – Pediatric Toe Walking Series Now Available Online


We are thrilled to announce the launch of our new pediatric toe walking online course series. Enhance your differential diagnosis skills to guide more effective treatments; learn new tools to address the sensory and motor aspects that underlie toe-walking, and recognize … Continue reading

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Welcoming New Respected Clinician, Debra Evans Rogers to our Faculty


We are thrilled to announce that Debra Evans Rogers, PT,PhD,PCS, internationally known and respected clinician and published researcher is joining the Education Resources faculty. She received her bachelor’s degree in PT from the University of Missouri-Columbia; Master’s of Science in … Continue reading

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EXCITING NEWS! Internationally Renowned Mary Massery Joins the Education Resources Faculty


We are absolutely thrilled to be able to bring you Mary Massery’s course: If you Can’t Breath, You Can’t Function.  This course will challenge the practitioner to make a paradigm shift: connecting breathing mechanics and postural control with management of trunk … Continue reading

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Meet Our Newest Instructor; Pediatric Therapist GAIL RITCHIE


Gail Ritchie, OTR/L is an independent, pediatric therapy provider and Occupational Therapist offering a range of therapies based on the culmination of skills and expertise attained over the last 30 years. Therapies include a variety of techniques and strategies specific … Continue reading

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Therapies in the School 2016 – Secure Your Spot Now!


We are excited to say that registrations are starting to roll in for our extremely popular Therapies in the School Conference, coming up in November in Massachusetts. This was a sell out conference last year and we do not want … Continue reading

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