Children's Pavilion for Women6651
Main Street 4th floor Conference rooms A-CHouston,
Learn how to assess and treat babies from birth to 3 years old with known or suspected neuromotor impairments. An emphasis will be placed on the practical application of treatment strategies to gain functional outcomes appropriate for this age group and how to incorporate therapeutic strategies into family life.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Suzanne Davis Bombria, PT, C/NDT brings first-hand practical experience to her courses as she is the mother of a son who has cerebral palsy. Ms. Davis Bombria graduated from the University of Maryland in 1980. She is a Neuro-Developmental (NDT) Coordinator-Instructor for the eight-week intensive course on pediatrics for physical, occupational and speech therapists. She is a member of the Theory Committee of the NDTA Instructors’ Group. Ms. Davis Bombria has provided instruction through various short and long courses throughout the United States and internationally. She has a private practice, Pediatric Therapy Associates, in Plantation, Florida. She currently resides in Connecticut with her family. The Cerebral Palsy Magazine, NDTA Network and Therapy Skill Builders have published her works. The enthusiasm for her work, which expands beyond thirty years as a pediatric therapist and instructor, along with her easy presentation style, provide the theoretical and practical solutions all therapists can use with their patient population.
Day 18:30-9:00 Registration/Continental Breakfast9:00-10:15 IntroductionsMotor ControlMotor LearningMotor Development10:15-10:30 Break10:30-12:00 Continued from above12:00-1:15 Lunch (on your own)1:15-2:45 Assessment (video)2:45-3:00 Break3:00-4:30 Grading of input for babiesSpine, rib cage and respiratory Development
Day 28:30-9:00 Continental Breakfast9:00-10:15 Spine, rib cage and respiratory treatment10:15-10:30 Break10:30-11:30 Treatment demonstration11:30-12:00 Discussion12:00-1:15 Lunch (on your own)1:15-2:30 Gross motor & UE development and treatment2:30-2:45 Break2:45-4:30 Gross motor & UE development and treatment (cont)
Day 37:30-8:00 Continental Breakfast8:00-9:00 Gross motor & UE development treatment (cont)9:00-10:00 Treatment demonstration10:00-10:15 Break10:15-10:45 Discussion10:45-12:00 Forearm, wrist and hand development and treatment12:00-1:15 Lunch (on your own)1:15-3:00 Parent Perspective Adaptive equipment
This course meets the criteria for 17 contact hours (1.7 CEU's.) ERI is an approved agency by the PT Board of CANY - Approved provided of 20.4 contact hours by the New York Board of Physical Therapy.
Wyndham Hotel and Suites Houston Medical Center6800 Main St.Houston, TX 77030713-528-7744Nightly rate: $79Contact: Mary Jane Manshouri713-577-1236
Mtizi Wiggin, MS, PT832-826-6107
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