Prevention & Intervention Services for Children with Complex Physical Needs

Third Party Event

Venue Online Course
City Enable Ireland Cork Specialist Physical Disability Services
County Cork
Contact Hours 3
Event Type E-Learning
Specialities Pediatrics
Presenter Details Elisabet Rodby Bousquet Is A Physiotherapist And Associate Professor In Orthopaedics At Lund University. Elisabet Has A PG Cert In Postural Management From Oxford Brookes University And Is Also A Senior Consultant And Lecturer In 24-hour Postural Management And Mobility For Children And Adults With Severe Disabilities. Elisabet Has Over 30 Years Of Clinical Experience And Is The National Coordinator For CPUP, The Cerebral Palsy Follow-up Programme In Sweden.
Ginny Paleg, PT, DScPT, MPT Physiotherapist, USA. Ginny Paleg Is A Pediatric Physiotherapist From Silver Spring, Maryland, USA. For The Past 17 Years, She Has Worked With Children Aged 0-3 Years In Homes And Childcare. Ginny Earned Her Master’s Degree In Physical Therapy At Emory University And Her DScPT At The University Of Maryland Baltimore. Ginny Specializes In Posture And Mobility Assessment And Interventions For Children At GMFCS Levels IV And V. She Is Certified In Prechtl General Movement Assessment And The Hammersmith Infant Neurological Exam (HINE) And Trained
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Non-Member Price €25.00
Date 10 Feb 2021 13:30 - 10 Feb 2021 16:30

This study afternoon is being organised by Cork Enable Ireland Specialist Physical Disability Services as we move to work within the model of Progressing Disability Services. This study afternoon is for all physiotherapists and occupational therapists transitioning to or currently working as part of a Children Disability Network Team (CDNT) to assist the early identification of children with complex physical needs and up to date intervention supports and services for children with complex physical needs and their families.

1.30 Working together - CPUP updates for physiotherapists and occupational therapists. The basis for CPUP is that all children with CP or CP-like conditions should be identified and offered participation (Elisabet Rodby Bousquet & Jenny Hedberg-Graff)


2.00 Upper Limb prevention and intervention for spasticity, contractures and deformities (Jenny Hedberg-Graff)

2. 30 Coffee break

2. 40 Therapeutic assessment and intervention for young children with Hypotonia (Ginny Paleg)

3.30 Coffee break

3.40 - 4 30 Posture and mobility: Bridging the gap between research and practice (Ginny Paleg & Elisabet Rodby Bousquet)

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