The core is so much more than just the abdominals! Relate the neuromuscular, musculoskeletal and respiratory components that are critical to core stability and how they might impact the child’s performance. Learn practical strategies that can be immediately applied to make changes in a variety of children to build their confidence, functional activities and participation.
1. Outline the critical neuromuscular, musculoskeletal and respiratory components for core stability.
2. Using research-based information, relate the impact of underlying causes to observed functional deficits for a variety of children, and possible interventions to address these issues.
3. Observe and develop creative school-based strategies that strengthen core stability and optimize school participation.
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.
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