Tag Archives: Pediatric Physical Therapist

AS PEDIATRIC THERAPISTS, HOW ARE WE TREATING CHILDHOOD OBESITY?


GUEST BLOGGER: Kathryn Biel As a school-based physical therapist, this issue comes up for me every year. Children are referred for physical therapy (and occupational therapy) evaluations because they are obese. Every year, I wrestle with my clinical decision making … Continue reading

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How to Document Co-Treatments in IEP’s


GUEST BLOGGER: Kathryn Biel. Marcia submitted this clinical question: We’ve had some discussion around co-treatments and how best to document them in IEP’s — I’d love to get some input as to what is happening in other districts — is … Continue reading

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“Get Ready to Learn” with Anne Buckley-Reen Recently Featured on ABC News


We are thrilled to share this piece that recently aired on ABC news. Anne Buckley-Reens program “Get Ready to Learn: Yoga therapy in the Classroom” is successfully being implemented into schools in the US  and the UK, with great results.  Don’t … Continue reading

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Any Ideas on How to Improve Gait and Balance in an 11 Year Old with Dystonia?


GUEST BLOGGER: Kathryn Biel. Marcia submitted this clinical question: Any ideas on how to improve gait and balance in an 11 year old with dystonia? Backwards gait is OK but forward stepping is very ataxic and asymmetry increases with increased speed. Nothing … Continue reading

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NEW: Making and Showing Measurable Change in Neuro-Pediatrics


As pediatric therapists we are challenged to use Evidence Based Practice.  In this new exciting interactive course, learn to demonstrate measurable change in your children at all levels of impairment.   Research shows that the Goal Attainment Scale captures 20% … Continue reading

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Toe Walking – the Clinical Challenge for Therapists


GUEST BLOGGER: Kathryn Biel As a physical therapist, and a pediatric one at that, I get numerous referrals every year for children who toe walk. Often, that is the only information provided from the physician. Early on, I would look … Continue reading

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New Toe Walking course for PTs and OTs Presented by our New Speaker: Liesa Persaud, PT, DPT, PCS, CKTP


  Education Resources is thrilled to introduce a new member of our faculty: Liesa M. Persaud, PT, DPT, PCS, CKTP has a wide range of clinical experience, organizational leadership, and proficient teaching skills making her an exciting and compelling instructor. Ms. Persaud is the … Continue reading

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Anne Buckley-Reen – Yoga Therapy in The Classroom – a Popular Continuing Education Course for School Therapists


I am very happy to share these wonderful testimonials we received from therapists; physical therapists, occupational therapists, special educators, behavior specialists and school counselors who recently attended Anne Buckley-Reens continuing education course: Get Ready to Learn: Yoga Therapy in the Classroom … Continue reading

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Help needed from pediatric PT’s and OT’s! Positioning for a complex 13 month old.


DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: Posting from Megan: Hi folks!I am hoping to start a brainstorm thread for a really complicated kid I have picked up.He 13 month old boy, one of triplets – his identical brother did not survive and there … Continue reading

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Therapies in The School Conference – Don’t Miss Out


Don’t Miss Out! Some of our sessions in our popular Therapies in the School Conference are now beginning to fill and we would love for you to get into your first choice NOVEMBER 20-21, 2014 – Framingham,MAPlease click here for … Continue reading

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