Master skills to implement in your practice immediately with continued Master Class. Early development for the precrawling infant is greatly influenced by a variety of factors. Early intervention and identification of abnormal behaviors can be crucial within these progressive stages. This interdisciplinary course expands upon the theory of whole-body treatment, reflex identification, and therapeutic handling to effectively assist the infant’s early initiation of mobility and fine motor control. Through practical and clinical observations, the learner develops a deeper understanding of the importance of early intervention for the precrawling infant.
Course created on August 13, 2021
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.2 Advanced, OT Service Delivery, 02628; CE Broker/2.0 General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-850009; IACET/0.2; IL EITP/2.0; NBCOT PDUs/2.5 Advanced, Pediatrics
- After this course, participants will be able to analyze the sequence of development and reflexes from birth to precrawling, and identify supportive handling for progression of rolling, pull to sit and other transitional movements.
- After this course, participants will be able to analyze 3+ early indicators for abnormal development (sensory processing, praxis concerns, retained reflexes).
- After this course, participants will be able to apply 5 treatment strategies to optimize function in the precrawling infant.
|5-25 Minutes||Developmental Milestones|
|55-75 Minutes||Signs of abnormal development|
|75-95 Minutes||Early interventions and Specialized Facilitation Techniques|
|95-110 Minutes||Case Studies|
|110-120 Minutes||Summary, Q &A|
Mariah is a graduate of the Medical University of South Carolina and grew up in Kentucky. Mariah is a former Applied Behavior Analysis therapist for children with autism, and that is how she fell in love with Occupational Therapy. Mariah is an Interactive Metronome provider, and Integrated Listening Systems provider, Kinesio Taping Practitioner®. She is trained in neuro-developmental techniques for the adult and pediatric populations, reflex integration, and also heavily trained in Cranial Sacral Therapy. She was the South Carolina Occupational Therapy Association President (2018-2020). She has passions in reflex integration, praxis, visual deficits, craniosacral therapy, and neuro-rehabilitation. She loves living in South Carolina with her husband, son, and dog.
Lisa J. Roehl
PT, DPT, Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Pediatric Physical Therapy
Lisa is a physical therapist with 10 years of experience in pediatrics. She received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of South Carolina in 2009. Lisa has worked within outpatient pediatric clinics, serving a variety of patient populations and ages. She is trained in TheraSuit® and TheraSuit Method®, with the provision of an intensive therapy model for children with neurological disorders from 2011-2013 in Columbia, SC. She specializes in the neurological population and early motor reflex integration. Lisa became a Board-Certified Specialist in Pediatric Physical Therapy in 2019. Lisa currently works in Greenville, SC at Advanced Therapy Solutions, Kids.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 02628. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.2 CEUs (Advanced level, OT Service Delivery Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 2.0 hours, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina or Tennessee, CE Broker may be of interest to you.
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Illinois Early Intervention Training Program
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National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
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