Torticollis: Assessment & Treatment of Infants & Children: Impact on the Movement System of Infants & Beyond


This dynamic evolving course will concentrate on progressive, effective evaluation and treatment schemes for infants and young children with a diagnosis of torticollis, including challenging cases. The course is designed to provide therapists with current research and recommendations pertaining to the implications of torticollis, sleep posture and increased use of positional devices on infant postural and motor development. Current evidence-based clinical pathways and guidelines for management of torticollis and related move-ment impairments, including Clinical Practice Guidelines from APTA - Academy of Pediat-ric Physical Therapy, will be incorporated. Red flags for related early infancy and preschool diagnoses will be appraised. Current functional, clinically oriented evaluation and evidence based treatment strategies for infants and young children that can be integrated into rou-tines and play will be provided. Diagnostic procedures and surgical intervention will be reviewed. Recommendations for follow-up and secondary specialist consultations will be presented. Emphasis on home exercise programs, effective strategies, and long term follow-up to team with parents will be explored throughout both days.

Learning opportunities for therapists and medical professionals involved in pediatrics will transpire through lecture, case reports, group problem solving, video review, and lab practicum. The extensive use of pictures and videos throughout the 4 days of intensive course materials will allow participates to problem solve and identify movement and tissue impairments related to the diagnosis of torticollis, providing functional ways to evaluate and treat.

**Participants must complete all 4 days in order to receive ANY IL EI credits**

Location Webinar

Date 9/21/2021 6:00 PM - 9/30/2021 9:45 PM (Check in 5:50 PM)
Sponsor Education Resources, Inc.
Trainer Cindy Miles
Contact Debbie Debello (508) 359-6533
Principles 1. Support families
2. Active participation
3. Collaborative relationships
4. Specific IFSP goals
5. Comprehensive plans
6. Periodic monitoring
8. Quality services
Credit Hours 1.25 - Assessment
4.25 - Atypical Development
8.0 - Intervention
0.5 - Typical Development
Cost 369
Status Closed