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Occuaptional Therapist – Pilot Study – The Effectiveness of Interventions to Increase In-Seat Behavior


We wanted to share this pilot study from an Occupational Therapist. What are your thoughts? Efficacy of Sensory-based Interventions for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Pilot Study An Occupational Therapist working in a pre-school program used the SymTrend data … Continue reading

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Featured PTA Pediatric Course – Treating the Child with Hypotonia


PTA’s are you looking for a pediatric CEU course? Our popular CEU course designed for PT’s OT’s and Assistants is coming to Ohio in May: 3 Day Intensive on Treating the Child with HypotoniaMay 2-4, 2014 – Cincinnati, OH  This … Continue reading

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Strength Exercise for Aging Adults – CEU course for PTs, OT’s and Assistants


A great CEU course from dynamic instructor: Mark Richards Whether you work in home health, outpatient, skilled nursing, a rehab center, or acute care, this course is designed to help you enhance your strength exercise treatments in a clinically realistic and practical way. … Continue reading

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OT Looking for Evidenced-Based Best Practice Assessments


Martha Posts: DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: I would like to know if anyone  recommends or is aware of a good assessment for OT’s to use to evaluate ADL’s and IADL’s in the home. Our agency is looking for evidenced-based best practice assessments.Thank … Continue reading

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Treating Complex Neuro and Geriatric Patients – CEU course for PT’s, OT’s and Assistants


  In this intensive treatment course, presented by acclaimed speaker; Carole Campbell Burnett  you will learn to use evidence based interventions for improving balance, preventing falls, promoting strength and function in geriatric and neurologic patients. A key focus is learning to select and … Continue reading

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Featured PTA CEU Course – The Complex Acute Care Patient


PTA’s are you looking for a CEU course? Our popular CEU course designed for PT’s OT’s and Assistants is coming to Virginia in March: Management of The Complex Acute Care Patient This course is designed to enhance the clinical decision-making … Continue reading

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Education Resources New Course – Cancer Rehabilitation


We are pleased to announce our new evidence based course, by our new faculty member; Lisa VanHoose. PhD, PR, CLT-LANA, CKTP Evidence Based Cancer Rehabilitation and it’s Role in Cancer SurvivorshipAdvances in the medical management of cancer have steadily increased survival rates. … Continue reading

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NEW CEU course – Vestibular and Balance Rehabilitation in Post Concussion Syndrome


Master Clinician Gaye Cronin presents this NEW course in 2014: Vestibular and Balance Rehabilitation in Post Concussion Syndrome (PCS) The course will focus on assessment and treatment for vestibular, sensory organization, ocular motor, reflex integration, postural stability, and otolithic displacement and is designed … Continue reading

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Looking for an Assessment Tool for Balance


Louis Posts: DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: A discriminant, reliable and valid perturbation-based fall assessment tool, (Spring Scale Test) has been reported by DePasquale and Toscano in 2000 JGPT. Predicated on repeated incremental predictable perturbations, (RIPPS), the Spring Scale Test (SST) seeks … Continue reading

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Blog Competition Winner – Free CEU course


We are pleased to announce Samantha as the winner of our blog competition. She can attend one of our two day courses for free.Samantha asked for advice for a challenging case she was involved with and received tremendous constructive advice … Continue reading

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