This practical and engaging course teaches participants strategies to maximize functional outcomes for children 0-3 years old by focusing on treatment of the trunk, lower extremity, and upper extremity as well as tools to improve transitional movements, standing and walking skills.
- CEU DETAILS
Learn how to assess and treat babies from birth to 3 years old with known or suspected neuromotor impairments. An emphasis will be placed on the practical application of treatment strategies to gain functional outcomes appropriate for this age group and how to incorporate therapeutic strategies into family life.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Identify sensory-motor issues specifically related to infants.
- Analyze gross motor, fine motor, oral motor and respiratory function.
- Develop treatment strategies for the infant and toddler.
- Identify appropriate adaptive equipment for the 0 to 3 year old.
- Identify family issues relevant to the 0 to 3 year old.
Suzanne Davis Bombria, PT, C/NDT, is an internationally recognized and respected clinician, teacher and consultant in the treatment of children with neuromotor impairments. She is unique in that she brings first-hand practical experience to her profession as the mother of a son who has cerebral palsy. Mrs. Davis Bombria is a Pediatric Coordinator-Instructor for the NDTA. Currently residing in Connecticut, she treats children of all ages, specializing in intensives for children as well as ongoing intervention, and school consultations. She is dedicated to providing insight into contemporary NDT and has had her works published. As one of the investigators in the RCT project titled “Multi-modal intervention for children with cerebral palsy”, Ms. Davis Bombria is versed in current research. More than 300 of her courses have been taught to physical, occupational, and speech therapists around the world including North America, South America, Central America, Australia and New Zealand. Her passion for her work as a pediatric therapist and instructor, along with her easy presentation style, provide the theoretical and practical solutions all therapists all therapists can apply to their patient population.
Suzanne Davis Bombria receives a honorarium from Education Resources.
She has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
"One of the best NDT presenter's I've heard. So compassionate and honest with her treatment approach and ideas. Comes so naturally to her that it was easy to listen to her and learn the concepts from the baby course. I will be able to take back all of the things that I learned from the course and implement them into my practice. Thank you Suzanne!" -S Williams, OT
"This was an excellent course! Suzanne is very dynamic, knowledgeable, and passionate. As a newer therapist, she did an excellent job of breaking down content so I could understand it." -Amanda Baum, OT
"One of the best courses I've taken. You make everything make sense." -Tracee Dalton, PT
"This was an incredible class that enabled me to tie everything together in practice. It was a class that kept you engaged 100% of the time and I know will guide my practice to a better place." -Katherine Linnane, OTR/L
"This course exceeded my expectations. The content was clear and relevant. The speaker was engaging; supplementing labs with hands on practice with lecture was helpful for carryover." -Melissa Smith, SLP
"Suzanne is an extremely engaging and knowledgeable speaker. She brings not only a PT perspective to treatment of the child with neurological impairment but also an OT and ST perspective. Her combination of clinical experience, knowledge and compassion make her an amazing therapist and teacher." -Heather Dixon Sholes
"Suzanne was knowledgeable and dynamic presenter. She made the course material on NDT concepts accessible to immediate treatment follow through that was applicable to the age group. Her movements and demonstrations were fluid and teaching techniques were never stagnant. I have learned so much through this course, I am so glad I was able to participate." -Alexis Lovingood, OT
"This course had a great flow and Suzanne presents the material well. I loved all the opportunities to get hands-on and observe treatment. This definitely boosted my confidence in knowing I'm providing my kiddos with great therapy." -Heasther de Souza,
Swedish American Hospital
1401 E State Street
Pediatric Therapy, Suite 302
Rockford, IL 61104
This course meets the criteria for 18 contact hours (1.8)
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imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by AOTA. NBCOT professional development provider - 18 PDU's. This course is offered for up to 1.8 ASHA CEU’s (Intermediate level, Professional area. Application has been made to the Washington Speech Language Hearing Association - WSLHA. This course meets the criteria for 18 hours towards NDTA re-certification. Please contact us with any special needs requests: firstname.lastname@example.org or 508-359-6533