Tag Archives: Pediatric Case Studies

Please help! PT with a Difficult Torticollis Case, Needs Some Advice.

DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: Posting from Brandy Hello all, I need help!I have a baby (pt) with torticollis. She has been treated for several months. The baby also had GI issues, found out she has allergies, etc. She is extremely irritable … Continue reading

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Help needed from pediatric PT’s and OT’s! Positioning for a complex 13 month old.

DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: Posting from Megan: Hi folks!I am hoping to start a brainstorm thread for a really complicated kid I have picked up.He 13 month old boy, one of triplets – his identical brother did not survive and there … Continue reading

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Introducing our New Faculty Member – Randy Fedoruk

We are thrilled and excited to announce to new addition to our team of faculty members: Randy Fedoruk Randy has been practicing as a pediatric occupational therapist for over ten years.  He has experience working with infants, toddlers and school … Continue reading

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Evidence Based Practice: How Are You Measuring Outcomes; PART 2

SPEAKER BLOG SERIES: Suzanne Davis Considering the three components of EBP, therapy has been particularly lacking in the area of research.  Conducting high-level research is difficult for many reasons.  One of the issues is finding outcome measures that are sensitive … Continue reading

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An Experts Response to the Tummy Time Question:

Ask an expert:   Barbara Hodge, PT, Coordinator-Instructor Pediatric NDT Q. Is there value of “tummy time” for children with neuromuscular issues?  I do say for many children with neuromuscular issues the floor is not their friend.  The value of … Continue reading

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Occuaptional Therapist – Pilot Study – The Effectiveness of Interventions to Increase In-Seat Behavior

We wanted to share this pilot study from an Occupational Therapist. What are your thoughts? Efficacy of Sensory-based Interventions for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Pilot Study An Occupational Therapist working in a pre-school program used the SymTrend data … Continue reading

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Should Therapists be Recommending Tummy Time

Should you be recommending tummy time for children with neuromotor issues? Please share your thoughts and experiences and then hear from our expert.

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OT seeks help in fostering better collaborative relationship with SLPs

DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: I am an OT and have gotten feedback from some of the SLPs that I work with… that I might be infringing on their territory. I see kiddos with a wide variety of sensory difficulties, and I don’t … Continue reading

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Therapist is seeking your suggestions and strategies for treating an autistic patient with JRA, and Total Hip Replacement

Samantha Posts: DEAR ERI COMMUNITY: I am a relatively new physical therapist and have an interesting patient that I would appreciate tips/suggestion for treatment techniques. I work in an acute care setting. I typically work with orthopedic patients (adults), those … Continue reading

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Sensory Integration Discussion with OT faculty John Pagano

  Sensory Integration Needs to Evolve We would like to share this blog discussion from: John Pagano, a renowned member of Education Resources’ Faculty   John is teaching his popular conference: Effectively Treat Behavior in Children with Autism Spectrum and Other … Continue reading

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