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September 19 – 21, 2019 – Beyond Weight Bearing: Developing Upper Extremity Function in Children and Adolescents

PUYALLUP, WA   COURSE DESCRIPTION OT’s and PT’s working with children experiencing neurological challenges will benefit from participation in this intensive upper extremity workshop. Content will focus on the characteristics of development of upper extremity use and grasp and manipulation in functional daily activities.   UPON COMPLETION OF THIS COURSE, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO: Gain knowledge […]

September 14 & 15, 2019 – Collaborating Clinicians

NORTH BAY, ON This workshop is designed to help professionals understand the importance of collaboration within family-centred practice and appreciate the connection to the trans-disciplinary model of intervention for children with special needs. Various learning objectives will be targeted with a focus on the following topics: understanding the difference between sensory and behaviour, self-regulation and […]

September 9 – 11, 2019 – Seeing and Moving: A Visual and Vestibular Course

SASKATOON, SK. Join us for a three day discovery of the integration of the vestibular and visual senses. This course will provide an understanding of the neurobiological interaction of these sensory systems and their impact upon the movement and learning systems. Understanding of brain mechanisms to support treatment processes of the visual vestibular integration will […]

September 6, 2019 – Becoming a Behavioural Detective: Understanding and Supporting Complex Behaviour

KANATA, ON THERE IS ALWAYS A REASON FOR THE BEHAVIOUR! This one-day workshop will provide an understanding of the integrated neurobiology of sensory processing and emotional/relational problems that result in “challenging behaviour”.  Participants will be invited to forever more become behavioural detectives, using clinical reasoning, to look deeper than the surface. By seeking to understand […]

July 19 & 20, 2019- Inclusion & NeuroDiversity: Supporting the Continuum of Individuals with Hidden Talents in our Work Force

K. LUMPUR, MALAYSIA LEARNING OUTCOMES: Connection for other (through actions) and recognizing triggers and styles of engagement in the workplace. Non-verbal communication skills, both for awareness of others and co-regulation. Preparation for difficult (but necessary) conversations, and scrips for disarming/handling changing situations. Self-awareness and self-regulation – ultimately the keys.   DATE: July 19 & 20 […]

July 11 – 15, 2019 – SYNCroSI Event

SHENZHEN, CHINA Synchronized And Sustainable Intervention for Children With Special Needs TARGET PARTICIPANTS:  Pediatricians, therapists, special education teachers and parents with children with special needs.   DATE: July 11th(Thu) -15th(Mon), 2019 TIME: 9:00 – 17:00 LOCATION: No.E9, XinMeiYuan, MeiHuaShanZhuang, Minwang Road, Minzhi Street Longhua District, Shenzhen City Guangdong Province, China   REGISTRATION: Fill out the Registration Form […]

July 5 – 9, 2019 – Introduction of Neuro-Developmental Treatment (NDT)

SHENZHEN, CHINA The information presented will address current NDT principles including beginning assessment / evaluation and problem-solving handling techniques. Participants will be assisted to improve their observational skills and direct handling skills while problem solving using NDT techniques to improve function for their pediatric clients. In addition to didactic information, direct handling with lab partners using problem-solving will enhance learning. […]

July 1 – 3, 2019 – Neuro-Developmental Treatment (NDT) for Pediatric Developmental Disabilities

SHENZHEN, CHINA  COURSE DESCRIPTION:  This 3 day course is designed to acquaint Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Pathologists and Special Education teachers working with children with special needs with an introduction to the NDT Approach. The information presented will address current NDT principles (Day 1 & 2) including beginning assessment/evaluation and problem-solving handling techniques […]