Improving Function: Tools to Enhance Motor Learning, Motor Control and Strength


This intermediate level lecture and lab course will explore how characteristics of cerebral palsy, autism, and other neuromotor diagnoses influence motor control, motor learning, strength, and function for children from birth to teens. Evidence-based examination and intervention strategies will be presented to promote motor learning and achievement of personal, functional outcomes in light of a child's specific diagnosis. Using the ICF as a framework for practice, case studies and lab sessions will provide attendees opportunities to integrate the information provided with clinical judgement to develop outcomes, examination plans, and intervention activities for a given child. Therapists will learn to apply valid and reliable tools to measure responses to intervention over time in order to set treatment priorities, document progress and modify intervention.

Location Shriner's Hospital for Children
Chicago, IL
Date 9/20/2019 8:00 AM - 9/21/2019 4:30 PM (Check in 7:30 AM)
Sponsor Education Resources, Inc.
Trainer Paula Cox
Contact Barbara Goldfarb (508) 359-6533
Principles 1. Support families
2. Active participation
3. Collaborative relationships
4. Specific goals
5. Comprehensive plans
6. Periodic monitoring
7. Quality services
Credit Hours 1.0 - Assessment
1.0 - Atypical Development
2.0 - Intervention
1.0 - Typical Development
Cost $435.00
Status Closed