Continuing Education

Can Do Kids often hosts continuing education courses for professionals in the community to further their professional development. The courses listed below have been scheduled and confirmed:

Pediatric Vestibular Therapy: Young Children Through Adolescents​

  • Instructor: Inger Brueckner, MS, PT

  • Date: March 6 - 7, 2020

  • Course Description:This course was developed to address the gap in the identification and treatment of common pediatric vestibular disorders, autonomic dysfunction, oculomotor dysfunction, visual motion sensitivity, vestibular neuritis, and dizziness/imbalance from unknown etiologies. Effective treatment of children is challenging because they often lack the vocabulary to describe their complaints and diagnostic testing requires full cooperation.

 

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Infant Handling Intensive – Two Day Course

  • Instructor: Suzanne Davis Bombria, PT, C/NDT

  • Date: April 18 - 19, 2020

  • Course Description: Learn how to treat babies with neuromotor impairments such as developmental delays ,cerebral palsy, Down Syndrome, and prematurity. An emphasis is placed on the practical application of treatment strategies and therapeutic handling techniques to gain meaningful functional outcomes appropriate for this age group, and how to incorporate therapeutic strategies into family life. Find out why this age is the time to emphasize prevention to maximize outcomes for gross motor, fine motor and respiration. During this course you will learn practical strategies that you can immediately incorporate into your practice. Equipment: Participants should bring 20-24 inch rag doll with moveable arms & legs with no plastic in body or limbs. You can order a therapy doll at hdquilting.com if you order early.

 

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Treatment of Motor Issues in Children with Sensory Dysfunction

  • Instructor: Liesa Persaud, PT, DPT, PCS, CKTP

  • Date: October 23 - 24, 2020

  • Course Description:Gain practical “Sensory-Aware”* tools to treat children with both underlying gross motor and sensory dysfunction. You will learn to utilize sensory-aware skills that are based in functional strengthening and coordination activities to maximize the effectiveness of your treatments. You will leave this course with the ability to improve children’s postural control, foundational weakness, instability, incoordination, motor planning, and restricted mobility by utilizing sensory knowledge to improve functional outcomes and increase participation in school and at home.

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Tel: 310-204-8999

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