Concentrate on interventions to improve control and alignment of the trunk, pelvis, lower extremity, shoulder girdle, and upper extremity using the NDT Practice Model to treat the child with hypotonia. Practice labs and case studies will demonstrate specific treatment strategies to improve motor control based on the common impairments of the sensorimotor system in this population to improve your client’s functional motor performance.
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This two-day workshop focuses on using the NDT Practice Model in treating the child with hypotonia, concentrating on interventions to improve control and alignment of the trunk, pelvis, lower extremity, shoulder girdle, and upper extremity. Specific strategies to improve motor control in this population will be presented. Treatment strategies based on the common impairments of the sensorimotor system in this population will be demonstrated using videotapes, case studies and practice labs. Participants will practice strategies to improve functional motor performance of the child with hypotonia. This course applies to pediatric OT/OTAs and PT/PTAs working in school-based practice, outpatient clinics, hospital-based settings and will address children with Down’s syndrome, ASD, CP, genetic disorders, sensory processing disorders, etc.
Enrollment is limited.
At the end of the course, the participant will be able to:
- Discuss the common impairments seen in children with hypotonia.
- Analyze movement patterns of the hypotonic child.
- Practice a variety of facilitation techniques for improving alignment, base of support and control of weight shift
- Utilize treatment strategies practiced in lab to improve alignment and control for the trunk, pelvis, lower extremity, shoulder, and upper extremity.
- Identify the role SMART goals in treatment planning for the child with hypotonia.
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.
BDI Playhouse Children's Therapy
600 N Commons Dr Suite 102
Aurora, IL 60504
This course meets the criteria for 13 contact hours (1.3 CEUs). Application has been made to the NJ Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. The PA State Board of Physical Therapy and the IN Board of Physical Therapy accepts other state board approvals. TX Physical Therapy Association accredited provider. Approved sponsor by the State of IL Dept. of Financial and Professional Regulation for Physical Therapy.
Approved provider by the NY State Board of Physical Therapy for 15.6 contact hours.
Approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association #3043, for 13 contact hours Intermediate Level Occupational Therapy Process: assessment, intervention. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by AOTA. NBCOT professional development provider-13 PDUs.
Approved by the TX Board of OT Examiners.
13 hours of this course qualify toward the 20-hour requirement for NDTA re-certification.