Date & Time07/13/2023 8:00 pm ET
Contact Hours2 Hours
Improving Developmental Skills and Posture in Children Diagnosed with Hypotonia Through Sensory Based Motor Learning Strategies, Reflex Integration and Core Stability Exercises
This course will provide research on common developmental skills deficits and problems in children diagnosed with hypotonia due to various diagnoses. This course will focus on how to assess postural deficits related to muscle in common developmental areas including rolling, crawling, sitting, standing and walking. This course will instruct on how to assess muscle tone quality, including low tone and mixed muscle tone. This course will focus on the postural assessment of the child and how to determine if primitive reflexes are present. This course will provide research based treatment strategies and specific interventions to improve muscle tone, postural control, core stability and integrate reflexes.
At the end of this course, the participant will be able to:
- Define and describe hypotonia as it effects posture, core stability and motor control.
- Describe how hypotonia in infants affects developmental skills.
- Explain how sensory processing is affected in children with hpotonia.
- Identify the presence of primative reflexes in various postural positions.
- Explain why improving muscle tone, postural control and integrating primative will improve skills in motor and cognitive areas.
- Explain how sensory based exerpiences can improve motor control, posture and skills in children diagnosed with hypotonia.
- Choose exercises that can be used to improve muscle tone, postural control, and developmental skills.
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as Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants
as Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants
as Certified Athletic Trainers
as CSCS / CPT
as Massage Therapy
as Speech Therapy
Satisfactory completion of this course will require the participant to respond to polling questions asked throughout the webinar & to be logged on during the entire webinar.