SEM28: Helping the Child with Neuromotor Challenges
Presented By: Christine A. Nelson, OTR, Ph.D., FAOTA

5 Contact Hours - 0.50 CEUs - 5.00 PDUs
$35.00 per person
Course Description
This help series seminar is designed to assist therapists and parents to provide functionally designed handling activities that can be incorporated into the daily care routine of the infant and young child to improve their developmental skills. Each activity is demonstrated on a doll for clarity intermixed with application to children with neuromotor problems, with discussion of the purpose of the activity. Introduction to Helping the Physically Challenged Child Function More Independently, provides an overview to the series and addresses developmental concerns, positional concepts, how to begin and coping with common problems. The series continues with ideas and activities for Introducing Functional Sitting, Iimproving Control in Sitting, Preparing for Standing, Preparing for Stepping and Walking, and Preparing the Child to Change Positions, through transitional control of posture and movement. Pediatric manual included in PDF file format.
Learning Outcomes
1. Identify significant developmental concerns in attaining functional skills.
2. Identify significant positional concepts required to attain and improve functional skills.
3. Identify significant ways to help the child attain and improve functional skills.
4. Identify significant problems and strategies for coping with common problems.
Seminar Level
Level I Introductory/no prerequisites required.
Accepted by NBCOT for PDUs. 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.
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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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