Posts Categorized: Professional Development

The OT’s and PT’s Role in Treating Patients with Neurodegenerative Diseases

More than 6 million Americans suffer from neurodegenerative diseases including Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, ALS, and Huntington’s Disease. Medical treatment options for these diseases are improving – but medication is only a piece of the treatment puzzle. Occupational and physical therapy are instrumental in helping patients live with new and often worsening impairments and addressing… Read more »

Improve Orthotic Treatments with “Ambulation, Activity, & AFOs:  A Developmental Movement Systems Approach for Improving Ambulation,” with Amanda Hall ATP, MSPT, PCS, PT

Are you a PT, PTA, OT, OTA, or ATC seeking to increase your skills with orthotic treatments for the foot and ankle in patients with neurological, developmental and/or orthopedic diagnoses? ERI has the course for you! Register for “Ambulation, Activity, & AFOs:  A Developmental Movement Systems Approach for Improving Ambulation,” with Amanda Hall ATP, MSPT,… Read more »

Help Your Patients Experiencing TBI Get on the Road to Recovery

We know how important it is for therapists to have the most recent techniques and knowledge to help patients experiencing a TBI on the road to recovery which why we are excited to welcome Dr. Carolyn Tassini as she presents the new course “Navigating the Challenges of Mild and Moderate TBI: Application of Evidence-Based Practice… Read more »

The Zones of Regulation with Leah Kuypers, M.A.ED., OTR/L in Tennessee this March

When Leah Kuypers created  The Zones of Regulation, her goal was to provide others with information on a framework she used to foster self-regulation and emotional control in children. Her book has been enthusiastically received by educators and therapists across the country, and now she is sharing her expertise with ERI’s community of therapists on… Read more »

Raise Your Hands if You’re Excited for this Year’s Therapies in the School Conference!

It’s “Therapies Eve” at ERI and we couldn’t be more excited! Tomorrow we will welcome more than 200 OTs, PTs, and SLPs to Therapies in the School 2019, our annual school-based conference just outside of Boston. Renowned speakers including Athena Oden creator of “Ready Bodies, Learning Minds,” and self-regulation expert Susan Roberts will take the… Read more »