The Treatment of Motor Issues in Children with Sensory Dysfunction (Liesa Ritchie-Persaud) - Organised by the APCP PPIPS Committee

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1.00pm - 7.00pm
£125.00 (APCP members only)

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APCP PPIPS Committee

ppips@apcp.org.uk

The APCP PPIPS Committee are pleased to offer members the opportunity to attend 2 exciting courses with Leisa Ritchie-Persaud  PT, DPT, PCS in 2022. 

PLEASE NOTE:  Both courses will be delivered as LIVE-STREAMED WEBINARS via Zoom and WILL NOT BE RECORDED

ABOUT THE COURSE TUTOR - Liesa Ritchie-Persaud PT, DPT, PCS

Liesa is a licensed physical therapist in the US with 30 years experience in the field of pediatric therapy.  Dr Ritchie is a consulting physical therapist and the owner of Know to Change.  She has educated health care professionals nationally and internationally  in advanced treatment techniques and specialised practical training. 

EARLY BIRD OFFER: Book both courses for just £200.00 (for bookings made before 21 January 2022)

Therapeutic Evaluation & Treatment Of Toe Walking 

23rd & 24th March 2022 (1.00pm - 7.15pm)

This course teaches therapists to assess toe walking through a holistic view of the child, including biomechanics and sensory processing, to develop a systematic approach to devise an effective treatment plan.

  • Identify specific etiologies relevant to pediatric equinus gait
  • Discuss etiology-specific & age-appropriate assessment & management strategies for this population
  • Apply effective examination, evaluation, intervention and treatment strategies to toe walking in the pediatric population
  • Design an effective & individualized treatment plan for the pediatric patient
  • Explain the future consequences of incorrect intervention

The Treatment Of Motor Issues in Children with Sensory Dysfunction 

15th & 16th June 2022 (1.00pm - 7.00pm)

An in depth look at the significance of the vestibular, visual & proprioceptive systems to gross motor function, sensory based physical challenges, assessment of vestibular, visual & proprioceptive performance. To include video case analysis & group discussion.  Formulating & implementing treatment and strategies to increase motor skills.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Describe interdependent dynamics of sensory systems as they relate to gross motor function.
  • Assess and identify specific areas of sensory dysfunction in pediatric clients who are referred to physical therapy for gross motor challenges.
  • Apply skilled clinical reasoning in sensorimotor therapeutic interventions.
  • Develop sensory-based strategies to increase postural control, strength, coordination, motor planning, stability & mobility.
  • Explain evidence-based rationale for chosen therapeutic techniques to improve caregiver, team, and administrative communication and understanding.

BOOK NOW

These courses are available to APCP members only.  Find out about APCP membership

ALL BOOKING ENQUIRIES: contact admin@apcp.org.uk