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ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

The Neurodevelopmental Treatment Conference is a five-day multidisciplinary course covering assessment, handling techniques and treatment planning from a neurodevelopmental treatment perspective from the International Classification of Functioning-Children and Youth model.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES INCLUDE:

❶ Identify significant aspects of typical/atypical motor development as it applies to holistic treatment strategies and handling
❷ Describe the ICF model and how it is used in assessment and treatment planning
❸ Practice strategies and handling techniques learned in labs for effective change
❹ Discuss equipment selections and carryover strategies for treatment in home and community

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CEU CONTACT HOURS AVAILABLE

This educational activity is jointly provided by AXIS Medical Education and MCFI.

The has Wisconsin Physical Therapists Association approved 28.75 CEU credit hours

Occupational Therapists can provide their licensing agency with a copy of their certificate of completion to receive credit.

This conference is ideal for physical and occupational therapists and speech/language pathologists working with infants and young children with known or suspected neurological disorders such as cerebral palsy, Down syndrome and genetic disorders.

Participants should bring a soft baby doll, such as a Raggedy Ann, between 24 and 36 inches long for labs.

Presenters will provide handouts via DropBox one month prior to course. There will be three patient demonstrations; you will receive information closer to the course date in regard to the type of patient you will like to work with.


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PRESENTERS

RONA ALEXANDER, PHD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, C/NDT, is a speech/language pathologist specializing in assessing oral motor, feeding/swallowing and respiratory-phonatory function in infants and children with neuromuscular and musculoskeletal systems impairments. She teaches basic pediatric and advanced NDT courses and is co-author of Normal Development of Functional Motor Skills: The First Year of Life.

LINDA A. KLIEBHAN, PT is a pediatric therapist and co-founder of Partners For Progress Inc., a not-for profit that provides intensive short-term therapy for children with neuro-motor disorders. She is an Neuro-Developmental Treatment Association coordinator/instructor and PT instructor, and cerebral palsy consultant to the Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Orthopaedics.

GAIL RITCHIE, OTR/L, C/NDT, is an independent, pediatric therapy provider and OT who is nationally and internationally renowned clinical educator and a certified NDTA instructor. She participated in the development of the book Neuro-Developmental Approach: Theoretical Foundations and Principles of Clinical Practice and serves on the Theory and Curriculum Committees for the NDTA.


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LODGING INFORMATION

MCFI has arranged for conference participant lodging with our Educational Partner Marquette University. To reserve your lodging please see details below.

Participants will stay in Mashuda Hall located at 1926 W. Wisconsin Avenue in Milwaukee, Wisconsin one block south of MCFI. Mashuda hall is located near the historic Pabst Mansion on the western edge of Marquette University’s campus. With its extra large, air-conditioned rooms and private bathrooms, Mashuda is a favorite option. Prior to its purchase by Marquette in 1980, Mashuda was known as the Coach House Motor Inn, where the Beatles stayed during their first Wisconsin appearance at the Milwaukee Arena in 1964.


Room Rates

Single Occupancy $50.50

Double Occupancy $73.00

Triple Occupancy $83.75

Please contact Marquette University Conference Services at 414-288-7206 to reserve your space today! MENTION THE NDT (NEURODEVELOPMENTAL CONFERENCE)

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CONTACT

For more information contact, Jane Barrett, Conference Chair at 414-937-2057.

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