Cranial Dysfunction in Children

Course: #4287Level: Intermediate1 Hour 62 Reviews

The importance of subcortical processing cannot be understated. This course will cover the role that cranial nerves play in development and social engagement. Attendees will learn how to measure cranial nerve dysfunction and the treatment approaches and techniques that support subcortical cranial nerve function.

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify, name and explain the function of the cranial nerves.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify cranial nerve dysfunction, especially as it relates to the vagus nerve.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list different treatment techniques that enhance cranial nerve function.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Cranial nerves review
10-20 Minutes Arousal and the effect of cranial nerves on perception and sensory processing
20-30 Minutes Understanding the role of cranial nerves on motor movement, speech and social engagement.
30-40 Minutes Assessing cranial dysfunction and its effect on function as it relates to speech, cognition, attention, coordination and social performance
40-55 Minutes Activities and treatment techniques that support cranial functioning will be reviewed and demonstrated.
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q & A


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