REGISTRATION LOCATIONS $625 fee. Deadline for registration is two weeks prior to course. Registration will be accepted after deadline on a space available basis. Cancellation will be accepted until that deadline, minus an administration fee of $75. NO REFUNDS AFTER DEADLINE. Please make check payable and return to: Please visit our website for a listing of suggested overnight accommodations 266 Main St., Suite 12 • Medfield, MA 02052 (508) 359-6533 or 800-487-6530 (outside MA) FAX (508) 359-2959 • www.educationresourcesinc.com Limited Enrollment Bethesda North Hospital 10500 Montgomery Rd. Cincinnati, OH on Treating the Child Hypotonia/Hypes TESTIMONIALS with Education Resources, Inc. "Barbara Hypes is a phenomenal instructor. Passionate about working with children and teaching others to do the same. Excellent patient demonstrations and video. Great opportunity to practice handling techniques with direct feedback. Rich in information, treatment strategies and direct patient care techniques. Fantastic course!."- Sara Weisner, DPT NAME ADDRESS CITY/STATE/ZIP PHONE (H) May 2-4, 2014 - Ohio PHONE (W) PHONE (Cell) Required for last minute schedule changes EMAIL Please clearly print your email address for course confirmation EMPLOYER DISCIPLINE ERI Rewards. I am registering for my 4th course since September 2002 and applying $100 credit to the tuition. May not be combined with any other credit. Must be applied at time of registration. Subject to availability. I hereby authorize you to charge my: VISA MC This is the only 3 day version of this workshop offered to include extensive supervised lab time. “Barbara is a very dynamic speaker. She provides practical and meaningful information that is easy to understand. I can’t wait to apply my new found knowledge to my caseload.” Laura Arduino, PT DISCOVER “Barbara continues to be excited about pediatric physical therapy and passionate about her treatments and it shows in the way she presents. This course was realistic, informative, and treatment-focused. As a new therapist, I am leaving this course with a lot of new treatment ideas that I can immediately apply to my caseload.” Danika Nice, PT # CVV2 code Hypotonia SPECIALTY HOW DID YOU LEARN ABOUT THIS COURSE Exp.Date 3 Day Intensive Signature (last 3 digits on back of card). Cardholder's name & billing address with zip code if different from above. May/OH May 2-4, 2014 - Cincinnati, OH "Barbara is a well-rounded PT. She integrates all the sensory processing systems that effect and are affected by hypotonia. She teaches to a range of kids problems and to various degrees of hypotonia. I came away with theory and practice to use immediately." Jennifer Horton, OT Follow us on Social Media I have read your refund policy above and understand. Education Resources reserves the right to cancel any course due to insufficient registrationor extenuating circumstances. Please do not make non-refundable travel arrangements until you have called us and received confirmation that the course will be held. We are not responsible for any expenses incurred by participants if the course must be cancelled. Barbara Hypes We invite you to share your ideas with us, post a clinical challenge you are currently facing, or share a great therapy tip with your colleagues. Visit our Facebook Page and follow us on Linked In. www.educationresourcesin.com/blog sponsored by www.educationresourcesinc.com (508) 359-6533 or (800) 487-6530 (outside MA) COURSE DESCRIPTION This three day intensive workshop on treating the child with hypotonia will focus on specific strategies to improve motor control in this population. Techniques to improve proximal control, sustained postural movements against gravity, and symmetrical alignment will be demonstrated through use of videotapes, as well as patient demonstrations and practice labs. Participants will learn treatment strategies that can be applied in various practice settings to improve functional performance and independence in children of all ages (infants through school age) with hypotonia. Down Syndrome DCD (developmental coordination disorders) Cerebral Palsy Genetic Disorders Seizure Disorders Enrollment is limited • GOALS & OBJECTIVES • SCHEDULE DAY ONE 8:00-8:30 Registration/refreshments and answer pre-test questions 8:30-10:30 Introduction Major problems present in hypotonia 10:30-10:45 Break 10:45-12:00 Compare the hypotonic child's development to normal 12:00-1:00 Lunch (on your own) 1:00-2:00 Treatment demonstration or video 2:00-3:00 Compare the hypotonic child's development to normal (cont.) 3:00-3:15 Break 3:15-4:30 Analysis of Key Issues to Improve Function SCHEDULE DAY TWO 8:00-10:30 Lab on weight shifts and facilitating into space 10:30-10:45 Break 10:45-12:00 Lab on three dimensional facilitation and recruiting the core 12:00-1:00 Lunch (on your own) 1:00-2:00 Treatment demonstration or video 2:00-3:00 Lab on handling techniques used on the hypotonic child 3:00-3:15 Break 3:15-4:30 Lab activities applied to various settings The participant will be able to: • Discuss the underlying motor organization issues seen in hypotonia. • Plan and implement a therapy program for the hypotonic child. • An a l y z e m o v e m e n t p a t t e r n s o f t h e hypotonic child. • Determine which muscles the hypotonic child overuses for stability. • Practice a variety of facilitation techniques for head control, upper and lower extremity control, and general posture. CREDITS This course meets the criteria for 20.5 contact hours (2.05 CEU's). Application has been made to the Ohio Physical Therapy Association and the Kentucky Physical Therapy Association. Approved provider of continuing educati o n b y t h e A m e r i c a n O c c u p a t i o n a l Therapy Association #3043, for 20.5 contact hours - Intermediate Level Occupational therapy Process: evaluation, intervention.The assignment of AOTA CEU's does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by AOTA NBCOT Professional Development Provider - 25.60 PDU's. SCHEDULE DAY THREE 8:00-10:30 Video presentation of child with processing challenges 10:30-10:45 Break 10:45-12:00 Muscles the hypotonic child uses abnormally 12:00-1:00 Lunch (on your own) 1:00-2:00 Treatment demonstration or video 2:00-3:00 Discussion of ankle/foot control and splinting to extremities 3:00-3:15 Break 3:15-4:30 Discussion on positioning and equipment and wrap up questions FACULTY Barbara Hypes, a pediatric physical therapist trained in both pediatric NeuroDevelopmental Treatment and baby treatment, has been teaching continuing education courses throughout the United States and Canada for over 20 years. Dealing primarily with topics related to the cerebral palsy and other neurologic disorders, her classes include general movement labs and cover such topics as treatment of hypotonia, using ball techniques for treatment, and treating the infant population. In addition to her continuing education classes, Ms. Hypes has produced a series of educational DVDs and published a book, Facilitating Development & Sensorimotor Function, to assist therapists in the treatment of children. Also, her new book entitled Heads Up On Hypotonia was recently published. Barbara Hypes received her Bachelor’s degree in 1981 from Indiana University in therapy. She has assisted in teaching the pediatric 8 week Neuro-Development treatment course and has contributed an appendix to the book Improving Upper Body Control-An Approach to Assessment of Tonal Dysfunction by Regi Boehme, and 2 sections of Parents Articles for Early Intervention. Ms. Hypes has worked in a variety of physical therapy programs in the Milwaukee area where she is currently in private practice treating all ages. SUGGESTED AUDIENCE PT's, OT's, PTA's COTA's and other professionals interested in the evaluation and treatment of neurologically impaired children. Course content is not intended for use by participants outside the scope of their license or regulation. ERI Loyalty Rewards Save Money... Each time you take 3 courses the 4th one may be eligible for $100 off! Program applies to courses you have taken since September 2002. Only available to previous full paying registrants. May not be combined with any other credit. Must be applied at time of registration Subject to availability.
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