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Evaluation and Treatment of Vestibular Related Impairments in Children
Presented by Jennifer Christy, PT, PhD
Live WebinarWed, Nov 3, 2021 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #4183Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This presents common pediatric diagnoses leading to peripheral or central vestibular dysfunction. The presenter will discuss screening tools, diagnostic tests, outcome measures, and physical therapy interventions for children with suspected vestibular dysfunction. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Back to School: Discussing the Biomechanical Impact of Backpacks
Presented by Sara Loesche, MS, OTR/L, CHT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4259Level: Introductory1 Hour
Carrying a backpack to school is a common activity demand of school-age children, and while there are many options for types of backpacks, there are ways to properly pack and wear a backpack to reduce biomechanical strain. This presentation focuses on studies that have looked at this topic and how therapy practitioners can make recommendations on how to choose, pack and wear a backpack to promote student wellness. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Understanding Pediatric Sleep: How Can We Help as Physical Therapists?
Presented by Jennifer Palmer, PT, DPT
Live WebinarWed, Dec 8, 2021 at 2:00 pm EST
Course: #4244Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course discusses what is normal and abnormal in regards to pediatric sleep and potential causes of sleep dysfunction. This course enables the physical therapist to screen for sleep disorders or dysfunction, provide appropriate interventions to assist with sleep within the physical therapist scope of practice as well as help to identify proper professionals to refer patients to when concerns arise. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Whole Body Treatment and Considerations for the Precrawling Infant
Presented by Mariah Woody, OTR/L, Lisa J. Roehl, PT, DPT, Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Pediatric Physical Therapy
Recorded Webinar
Course: #4208Level: Advanced2 Hours
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.

FERPA: Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
Presented by PJ Winters, EdD
Recorded WebinarAudioText/Transcript
Course: #4137Level: Introductory1 Hour
An overview of FERPA including practical advice regarding the regulation of FERPA by LEAs and how this federal law affects your practice in service to schools.

Providing Intervention for Children With Unilateral Cerebral Palsy
Presented by Lisa Kenyon, PT, DPT, PhD, PCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3833Level: Advanced2 Hours
This course provides an overview of the functional issues and concerns experienced by children with unilateral (hemiplegic) cerebral palsy as well as evidence-based interventions to address these issues, including the use of handling and facilitation techniques, environmental adaptation, and motor control interventions. Outcome measures for use with children who have unilateral cerebral palsy will also be presented and discussed. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Pre-Gait and Gait Interventions to Improve Function in Children With Cerebral Palsy
Presented by Lisa Kenyon, PT, DPT, PhD, PCS
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3816Level: Introductory2 Hours
This course provides an overview of gait issues and concerns in children with cerebral palsy as well as evidence-based pre-gait and gait interventions to address these issues, including use of handling and facilitation techniques, environmental adaptation, and motor control interventions. Outcome measures designed to assess gait in children who have CP will also be presented and discussed. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Impact of Motor Learning For The Child With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Presented by Mariah Woody, OTR/L, Lisa Roehl, PT, DPT, Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Pediatric Physical Therapy
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3870Level: Advanced4 Hours
Master skills to implement in your practice immediately with continued Master Class. Children with ASD face challenges as they form the motor programs that serve as the basis for daily life and play. This interdisciplinary course series will expand upon the theory of praxis and the child’s ability to adaptively respond to their environment in a way that is meaningful and efficient. Through practical and clinical demonstrations, the learner will develop a deeper understanding of the importance of motor learning for the child with ASD. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Are We Underserving the Pediatric Ankle? Supporting Development Through a Multi-System Approach
Presented by Amanda Hall, PT, MPT
Recorded Webinar
Course: #3832Level: Intermediate2 Hours
This course will instruct on examination and treatment of foot and ankle involvement for patients with pediatric health conditions including cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophies, and toe walking. Evidence-based interventions will be covered, including joint and soft tissue mobilizations to promote adaptive relative flexibility; improving intrinsic stability through progressive strengthening of the "foot core"; interventions to positively impact neuroplastic changes; and design of orthoses to support function and optimal development. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

An Introduction to Pediatric Bladder and Bowel Disorders, Part 2
Presented by Tiffany Lee, MA, OTR, BCB-PMD, PRPC
Recorded WebinarText/Transcript
Course: #4045Level: Introductory1 Hour
The most common elimination disorders in children are bedwetting and dysfunctional elimination syndromes. This course focuses on the treatment of children with day or nighttime urinary and/or fecal incontinence and constipation This is Part 2 of a 2-part series. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.