NEW! Live Webinar for Therapists.
Complete both Sessions for 10 Contact Hours (1.0 CEUs)
Thursday, September 10, 2020 11:00am-4:30pm EST (US)
Thursday, September 17, 2020 11:00am-4:30pm EST (US)
Begin or advance your knowledge of using NDT to treat the child with neurologic impairments and other pediatric disorders. We will discuss the importance of practice of movement sequences and importance of integrating strategies into daily activities utilizing fun and practical ideas. Facilitation strategies for improved movement control and assessment of the primary impairments necessary to address in treatment will be presented utilizing didactic, video and lab format.
- Apply NDT principles and theoretical assumptions
- Apply the principles of NDT facilitation to impact alignment, base of support and weight shift
- Differentiate between typical and atypical development
- Incorporate the ICF model into the Contemporary NDTA ® Practice Model
- Utilize unique treatment strategies for trunk, upper extremity, and lower extremity for the child with neuromotor impairments
This course is designed for the physical therapist, physical therapy assistants, occupational therapists and occupational therapist assistants. This course is attractive to clinicians who seek a better understanding of the NDT Practice Model and the use of handling and facilitation to enhance function. Course content will focus on concepts of theory, assessment, and treatment of the child with cerebral palsy and disorders of the neuromotor system.
Portions of the live seminar will include participant movement on the floor. Please consider computer and space set up to support learning. A jointed rag doll is required for portions of the course to enable practice of handling strategies.
Colleen Carey, DPT, C/NDT, is the owner and director of the Children’s Therapy Center, a pediatric outpatient center located in Ambler, PA. A dynamic speaker, she teaches frequently in seminars to professionals on the topics of early intervention, therapeutic handling, orthotics, and functional goal outcomes. Colleen has extensive experience with a variety of developmental disorders and coordination disorders. She also has experience in indications for physical therapy within the educational environment and the role of adaptive physical education. Colleen is a Coordinator Instructor with NDTA. She studied at Quinnipiac College, NYU, and Temple University with a focus on developmental disabilities. She received her Basic NDT (Neuro-Developmental Treatment) certification in 1987 and her Baby NDT certification in 1995.
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Continuing Education Hours for disciplines not listed below: 10 contact hours (1.0 CEUs). Intermediate level.
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