Tag Archives: Pediatric therapist

Play Your Cards Right- Become a trauma-informed care “ACE” Therapist!

Guest Blogger: Emily Zeman “We need to presume the clients we serve have a history of traumatic stress and exercise “universal precautions” by creating systems of care that are trauma-informed.” (Hodas, 2005). Did you know: 47.9% of children report one or … Continue reading

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Faculty Member Beth McManus Publishes Research: Therapy Use for Children With Developmental Conditions: Analysis of Colorado Medicaid Data

We would like to share this research report authored by: McManus, Beth M. PT, MPH, ScD; Rapport, Mary Jane PT, DPT, PhD; Richardson, Zachary MA; Lindrooth, Richard PhD published in: Pediatric Physical Therapy: July 2017 – Volume 29 – Issue 3 … Continue reading

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NEW Pediatric Strength Training Course for Therapists Coming To Illinois and New York

Don’t miss our NEW Pediatric Course: “Positive Functional Outcomes Through Strength Training in Children with Developmental Disabilities”, with respected clinician and dynamic instructor Bobby Nabeyama, PT, DPT, MS coming to: Illinois – August 26-27, 2016 New York – November 5-6, … Continue reading

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Light touch and Holding Interventions

Faculty Member: John Pagano Light touch and holding strategies promote body awareness and social-emotional skills in children and adolescents with behavioral challenges. Deep pressure touch is a more common therapeutic intervention. However, light touch and holding are valuable therapeutic options … Continue reading

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Autism Intervention – Don’t Miss This Dynamic Continuing Education Course

This  evidence based course will integrate evidence based treatments with practical techniques for behavior, communication, and function. Coming to:Aurora, IL – September 18-19, 2015Tallahassee, FL – October 2-3, 2015Houston, TX – November 7-8, 2015Mountainside, NJ – February 12-13, 2016 Stacey … Continue reading

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Please help! PT with a Difficult Torticollis Case, Needs Some Advice.

DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: Posting from Brandy Hello all, I need help!I have a baby (pt) with torticollis. She has been treated for several months. The baby also had GI issues, found out she has allergies, etc. She is extremely irritable … Continue reading

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Barbara Hodge Awarded The NDTA Award of Excellence

    CONGRATULATIONS BARBARA!     We would like to recognize our wonderful faculty member, Barbara Hodge, who was recently honored at the 2015 NDTA Annual Conference.    The Award of Excellence is the highest honor NDTA bestows upon an individual. It … Continue reading

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