Online Courses

Good Vibrations: Whole Body Vibration in Neurodiverse Pediatric Populations

This 1.5 hour course delves into the application of whole-body vibration WBV as a valuable treatment application in pediatric clinical practice. It begins with a concise history of vibration in rehabilitation, followed by an overview of the current research in different pediatric populations. The course ...

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Dynamic Core for Kids: Stability in Action

This 15-hour course is designed to equip pediatric rehabilitation professionals with the knowledge, clinical reasoning, and tools to apply systems based, neuromuscular central control framework to the specific needs of a variety of neurodiverse children Autism Spectrum Disorder ASD, Cerebral Palsy CP ...

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Foundation For Function

Postural control is widely accepted as the foundation for all functional motor skills gross motor, fine motor and oral motor as well as phonation and articulation. However few therapists feel mastery in understanding the interconnections, assessment, clinical reasoning skills of treatment and development ...

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Physical Therapy in Autism Spectrum Disorders

The number of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder has dramatically increased over the last decade. Initially it was the prevailing opinion that ASD did not impact motor development but as more research has been completed it we now know that there can be significant impact to the motor system in the ...

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It’s The Little Things That Count: An Introduction to Dynamic Core for Kids and Application to Baby Treatment

Treating babies requires an intimate knowledge of the components of postural control as the foundation for the development of all motor skills. The current literature regarding postural control in children with CP, DCD and ASD will reviewed. The anatomy and function of the inner core unit, its partnership ...

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Learning Together:
Conversations with Shelley and Kim Congenital Muscular Torticollis

Every day, in continuing education courses all over the world, Shelley Mannell PT and Kim Barthel OT are asked for their insights by a wide variety of professionals who specialize in developmental disabilities. In this 40-minute informational video, Shelley and Kim discuss their thoughts on CMT based ...

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Every Motor Event is a Sensory Event First: Anxiety, Self-regulation and Postural Control

The nature of the pediatric rehabilitation caseload has changed in the last decade. Many clients now present for Physical Therapy with sensory processing and emotional self-regulation challenges as well as postural control and gross motor deficits. The research is beginning to inform us of the inter ...

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Therapeutic Hands and Handling

This 30-minute webinar discusses how to strengthen the use of your hands as a therapeutic tool in the treatment of children. The lessons provide practical tips on the depth of touch as well as facilitating movement using 9 different key points of control...

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