SV23: Intervention Strategies for Improving Rib Cage Function
Presented By: Rona Alexander, Ph.D, CCC-SLP,BRS-S

3 Contact Hours - 0.30 CEUs - 3.00 PDUs
$15.00 per person
Course Description
This CEU program consists of 2 streaming videos and 1 PDF Viewing Guide. The information in this program (RC3 and RC7) is included in the longer seminar SEM25.

RC3 Intervention Strategies (76 min.)

Presented by Rona Alexander, Ph.D., CCC-SLP. This video discusses and addresses the functional base of the rib cage for improving mobility of the rib cage and active trunk and shoulder control as it relates to overall oral-motor function. Intervention strategies are explained and demonstrated.

RC7 Treatment Demonstration (80 min.)

Presented by Rona Alexander, Ph.D., CCC-SLP. This video demonstrates a treatment session with a child of 2 years old, who demonstrates issues of alignment, mobility and structural development problems with his rib cage and respiratory development.

Handouts are included in PDF File Format.
Learning Outcomes
1. Describe basic intervention strategies to improve rib cage function and influence respiration, phonation, and oral-motor control.
2. Describe how the intervention strategies used changed the child's function base of support for respiration, trunk and rib cage mobility.
Seminar Level
Level I Introductory/no prerequisites required.
Accepted by NBCOT for PDUs. Approved by the California and Illinopis Speech Therapy Boards, Approved by the New York PT Board, California PT Board and the Illinois PT Board. For other State PT Board approvals click on CEU Course Approvals on the CEU Course Listing Page.
High Speed Internet Connection Required. Wireless connections may not be consistently fast enough to watch long video files. You may need to have your computer connected directly to your high speed modem via an internet cable.
Target Audience
Physical, occupational, speech therapists, and other rehabilitation specialists. For special needs requests please contact us at
Order Options
This course is only available online.
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