Master skills to implement in your practice immediately with continued Master Class. Early development for the precrawling infant is greatly influenced by a variety of factors. Early intervention and identification of abnormal behaviors can be crucial within these progressive stages. This interdisciplinary course expands upon the theory of whole-body treatment, reflex identification, and therapeutic handling to effectively assist the infant’s early initiation of mobility and fine motor control. Through practical and clinical observations, the learner develops a deeper understanding of the importance of early intervention for the precrawling infant. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.
Course created on August 12, 2021
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DC/2.0; DE/2.0; FL/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; MA/2.0; MD/0.2; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NV/0.2; NY/2.0; OH/2.0; OK/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0
- After this course, participants will be able to analyze the sequence of development and reflexes from birth to precrawling, and identify supportive handling for progression of rolling, pull to sit and other transitional movements.
- After this course, participants will be able to analyze at least three early indicators for abnormal development (sensory processing, praxis concerns, retained reflexes).
- After this course, participants will be able to apply five treatment strategies to optimize function in the precrawling infant.
|5-25 Minutes||Developmental Milestones|
|55-75 Minutes||Signs of abnormal development|
|75-95 Minutes||Early interventions and Specialized Facilitation Techniques|
|95-110 Minutes||Case Studies|
|110-120 Minutes||Summary, Q &A|
Mariah is a graduate of the Medical University of South Carolina and grew up in Kentucky. Mariah is a former Applied Behavior Analysis therapist for children with autism, and that is how she fell in love with Occupational Therapy. Mariah is an Interactive Metronome provider, and Integrated Listening Systems provider, Kinesio Taping Practitioner®. She is trained in neuro-developmental techniques for the adult and pediatric populations, reflex integration, and also heavily trained in Cranial Sacral Therapy. She was the South Carolina Occupational Therapy Association President (2018-2020). She has passions in reflex integration, praxis, visual deficits, craniosacral therapy, and neuro-rehabilitation. She loves living in South Carolina with her husband, son, and dog.
Lisa J. Roehl
PT, DPT, Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Pediatric Physical Therapy
Lisa is a physical therapist with 10 years of experience in pediatrics. She received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of South Carolina in 2009. Lisa has worked within outpatient pediatric clinics, serving a variety of patient populations and ages. She is trained in TheraSuit® and TheraSuit Method®, with the provision of an intensive therapy model for children with neurological disorders from 2011-2013 in Columbia, SC. She specializes in the neurological population and early motor reflex integration. Lisa became a Board-Certified Specialist in Pediatric Physical Therapy in 2019. Lisa currently works in Greenville, SC at Advanced Therapy Solutions, Kids.
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