Category Archives: Dear ERI – Clinical Challenges and Gems

Focus on Home Exercise Programs


Great piece from distinguished ERI faculty member: Jacqueline Grimenstein, PT, C/NDT,  As a working mother of 4 kids I always dreaded homework.  My husband and I would get home from work, do afterschool activities or carpools, make dinner and then … Continue reading

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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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NEW NDT Course from Renowned Speaker Jackie Grimenstein


Jackie Grimenstein has been one of ERI’s long time respected Faculty Members, and we are thrilled to be able to offer you her NEW course: Utilizing NDT in Pediatric Practice April 14-15, 2018 – Coon Rapids, MN September 29-30, 2018 … Continue reading

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NEW course for Pediatric Therapists – Ataxia, Autism and NDT


ERI is happy to announce that we are adding a new course to our extensive library of courses for the pediatric therapist. Designed and presented by our distinguished faculty member Gail Ritchie with new Faculty member Brenda Lindsay. Ataxia, Autism and … Continue reading

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SPEAKER SPOTLIGHT – Michelle Anderson Haas


We are so thrilled to welcome Miki Anderson Haas PT, DPT as a new ERI faculty member. She has a passion for treating and educating others on her approach to treating the all-encompassing multi-trauma patient population, and we are excited to share … Continue reading

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Another Successful School Conference – Planning has Begun for Future Conferences


Another Successful Conference for the School Based Therapist Wow….what an amazing few days we had.  Thank you to ALL for helping to make this year’s conference such an outstanding success, one of the best yet! Thank you for your passion and … Continue reading

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Winners Announced in Inaugural Award for Excellence in Creative School Based Therapy


We were thrilled to launch this award to recognize an individual/team who has demonstrated an extraordinary commitment and has made outstanding contributions to the practice of school based therapy by enriching the lives of students through creative solutions. Our awardee … Continue reading

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A Celebration of Neonatal Therapists


We were excited to join our professional partners, the National Association of Neonatal Therapists (NANT) in celebrating neonatal therapists everywhere during International Neonatal Therapist Week Members of NANT were offered entry into a drawing to win a 2 day ERI … Continue reading

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To Intervene or Not? PT or no PT? Motor Issues in Autism


GUEST BLOGGER: Kathryn Biel Here’s something I struggle with every year. That ambulatory, fast, strong child with autism. Gross motor delays? Absolutely. Typical movement patterns? No way. Do I keep this child on program? Do we want to be making … Continue reading

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Speaker Spotlight – Holly Schifsky, OTR/L, CNT, NTMTC, CBIS


We are honored to welcome Holly Schifsky to our faculty and thrilled that she will be presenting her course: Baby Beats and Breaths: Therapeutic Interventions for the Premature Infant with Cardiopulmonary Compromise in 2018.  Having first met her at the … Continue reading

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