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Orthopedic Conditions in Pediatrics: A Primer for Physical Therapy Professionals

Alicia Fernandez-Fernandez, PT, DPT, PhD, CNT

October 10, 2018

This course is designed to be an introductory overview of select orthopedic conditions in children, including presentation, examination, intervention, and possible causes for a referral. The aim is to...   Read More

 


Foundations for School Readiness: Sensory Regulation and Yoga

Britt Collins, MS, OTR/L

September 10, 2018

This course will provide you tips and tools to integrate sensory regulation, yoga and mindfulness into the classroom for children of all abilities.   Read More


Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders: Characteristics and Learning Styles

Tara Warwick, MS, OTR/L

February 28, 2018

Today I'm going to provide an overview of autism, as well as looking at the process of setting up an intervention and implementing a plan for an individual with autism. It's important that we first un...   Read More


Effective Strategies for Decreasing Challenging Behavior in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Tara Warwick, MS, OTR/L

January 16, 2018

Before we can address challenging behavior, we have to start by changing our perception of challenging behavior. Instead of punishing a child, we need to teach them how to behave. That's what today's...   Read More


Five Strategies to Help Students with Autism in the Classroom

Tara Warwick, MS, OTR/L

October 31, 2017

This course is an edited transcript from the live course, Five Strategies to Help Students with Autism in the Classroom, presented by Tara Warick, PT, DSCPT, DPT, GCS. Please follow along with your c...   Read More


What to Teach and How to Teach It: Evidence-Based Strategies for Teaching Critical Skills to Children with Autism

Tara Warwick, MS, OTR/L

September 27, 2017

Today's training is centered on the skills that are critical and necessary when working with individuals who have autism. Also, I will share with you how to teach these skills. All these are evidence-...   Read More


Making Sense of Meltdowns: How to Identify and Intervene For Children with Sensory Based Disruptive Behaviors

Nicole Quint, Dr.OT, OTR/L

May 16, 2017

Meltdowns and behavioral disrupt participation and/or performance occupations such as education, your play, your social participation, your self-care, and your sleep. It significantly can affect socia...   Read More


OT and PT Support for Literacy in Schools

Jean Polichino, MS, OTR, FAOTA

April 27, 2017

In order to support efforts to increase student participation and improve studentperformance in literacy activities, school-based occupational therapy and physical therapy practitioners must understan...   Read More


Filling Your Toolbox with Techniques: Treating Children with ADHD

Amy M. Schlessman, PT, DPT, DHS

April 25, 2017

I think it's important to note that in recent years, the prevalence of ADHD has increased considerably. In this course, we'll delve into treatment strategies for home and school to assist chil...   Read More


Assessment and Management of Pediatric Concussion

Tamara McLeod, PhD, ATC, FNATA

March 30, 2017

The commonly used definition of concussion from the American Academy of Neurology is a clinical syndrome of biomechanically induced alteration of brain function that typically affects memory and orien...   Read More

 


Benefits of Infant Massage for Both Child and Caregiver

Catherine McDowell, OTR/L, LMBT, E-RYT200/RYT500

March 27, 2017

This introduction to Infant Massage will encompass setting the environment, initiating sessions and basic strokes. It will include an exploration of the benefits of Infant Massage for both child and c...   Read More


Keys for Success: Strategies for Working with Teens and Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Melissa Tovin, PT, MA, PhD, PCS

February 28, 2017

Introduction and Overview Thank you everyone for joining me today. This is a topic that's near and dear to my heart, so I'm happy to share this information. First, I'd like to start with a...   Read More


Prevention and Management of Pediatric Overuse Injuries

Tamara McLeod, PhD, ATC, FNATA

December 28, 2016

In the United States, over 30 million children and adolescents are involved in sports. Data for the National Federation of State High School associations has demonstrated that over 7.8 million high sc...   Read More

 


Evacuation Considerations for Special Needs Populations

Amy M. Schlessman, PT, DPT, DHS

May 31, 2016

Learner Outcomes The participant will be able to identify at least three agencies involved in evacuating special needs populationsThe participant will be able to define the four elements of evacuation...   Read More


Indoor Rainy Day, Snowy Day Fun

Amy M. Schlessman, PT, DPT, DHS

February 27, 2015

In 2008, the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans was released; sometimes referred to as PAG. It is the first ever publication of national guidelines for physical activity. Sometimes that surpri...   Read More