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Beyond Weight Bearing: Developing Upper Extremity Function in Children and Adolescents


  • Mary Bridge Children’s Therapy 402 15th AVE SE Puyallup, WA 98372 USA (map)
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Course Description:

OT’s and PT’s working with children experiencing neurological challenges will benefit from
participation in this intensive upper extremity workshop. Content will focus on the characteristics of
development of upper extremity use and grasp and manipulation in functional daily activities.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Gain knowledge of the motor, sensory, cognitive and behavioral foundations for use of arm and hands for support, contact grasp and manipulation.

  • Observe and identify essential postural, sensory and perceptual elements necessary to use the arms and hands functionally.

  • Identify missing elements in children with developmental, neuro-motor or sensory processing challenges.

  • Set goals, plan treatment and identify strategies to optimize strengths and minimize barriers to performance.

  • Apply the knowledge and skills learnt to improve upper extremity function of children in daily activities.

Fee:

Early Bird Rate (by 8/1/19) $595
Regular Rate $650

Audience: PTs, PTAs, OTs, & COTAs

Registration Information:

CTU Education Program
Normajean Friend
253.697.5225
MBCTeducation@multicare.org

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