SAN MATEO, CA
This five-day workshop is designed to acquaint Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Speech and Language Pathologists working with children with motor dysfunction with an introduction to the Neuro-Developmental Treatment Approach. 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.
Both didactic lecture and hands-on labs will be presented throughout this course. It is recommended that participants wear comfortable clothing for the treatment labs. In addition to didactic information, direct handling with lab partners using prob-lem-solving will enhance learning. Discussion will be included addressing current trends in pediatrics.
- Achieve a basic understanding of the components of movement in typical development 0-12 months.
- Achieve a basic understanding of the components of atypical movement experienced by children with neuro-motor challenges.
- Achieve a basic understanding of the components of nor-mal postural reactions necessary for motor function.
- Achieve a preliminary understanding of neurodevelop-mental therapy concepts and principles.
San Mateo County CCS MTU
65 Tower Rd.
San Mateo, CA 94402
REGISTRATION FEE: $875.00
SPACE FOR THIS COURSE IS LIMITED.
Registration deadline is 7/21/17.
32.5 CEUs for this course