Tag Archives: Pediatric Occupational therapist

Corrected Information from Erin Ross – Picky Eaters Course in Nebraska


FROM: Faculty Member Erin Ross TO: Participants of Picky Eaters vs Problem Feeders Course – June Nebraska Dear Course Participants, I erroneously stated that the CDC charts have been updated with the World Health Organization charts.  Please remember that the … Continue reading

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Therapies in the School Early Bird Registration


We are pleased to share with you the outline for our Popular annual conference:And we would like to offer you our: Early Bird Registration Rate of $399 Register for the TWO DAYS of the conference before July 1, 2014 and get a reduced rate of  $399.  Mention “Therapies … Continue reading

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Evidence Based Practice: How Are You Measuring Outcomes; PART 4


SPEAKER BLOG SERIES: Suzanne Davis Following a period of intervention children can be assessed using the GAS scaling and be given a numeric score.  This can be used not only on an individual basis but also on a larger scale … Continue reading

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New Study: Helmets Do Little to Help Moderate Infant Skull Flattening


The first randomized trial of helmet use,  published in the BMJ, found “virtually no treatment effect” The New York Times  published the news with links to the BMJ report and to an accompanying editorial by Brent R Collett an investigator at Seattle Children’s Research Institute As therapists, … Continue reading

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An Experts Response to the Tummy Time Question:


Ask an expert:   Barbara Hodge, PT, Coordinator-Instructor Pediatric NDT Q. Is there value of “tummy time” for children with neuromuscular issues?  I do say for many children with neuromuscular issues the floor is not their friend.  The value of … Continue reading

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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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Should Therapists be Recommending Tummy Time


Should you be recommending tummy time for children with neuromotor issues? Please share your thoughts and experiences and then hear from our expert.

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Faculty Member Barbara Connolly Receives Prestigious Award


Each year APTA honors outstanding achievements on the part of its members in the areas of overall accomplishment, education, practice and service, publications, research, and academic excellence. We are thrilled to announce that Education Resources Faculty Member: Barbara Connolly has been … Continue reading

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New Harness Launched for Wheelchair Bound Children


We would love to hear your thoughts on this new invention out of Ireland. Designed by a Mother whose son is wheelchair bound, could this harness help children and families in the future? Read Full Article here Please share your … 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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