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We hope you will join us for our series on Optimizing Therapies for those Living with DEEs in partnership with our friends at the CACNA1A Foundation. This session and the entire series will be led by Theresa Spong MED, PT, CBP who has decades of experience working with complex children and is a CACNA1A grandmother.

Optimizing Therapies for those with DEEs

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January 13th, 2022 11am EST

Impacts of Hypotonia on Overall Development

This is the first webinar in our series and will help parents/caregivers understand the impact of hypotonia and its effects on all systems of the  body. We will discuss health related issues of children and adults with hypotonia and parents will gain an understanding of how hypotonia impacts quality of movement and motor development. We will explore potential strategies for optimizing function and
maximizing outcomes including how to embed therapy your daily routines.

 

Pre-webinar reading reference materials and resources are available HERE.

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February 10th, 2022 11am EST

Unraveling the mysteries of Ataxia, Hypertonicity, Athetosis and Mixed Tone

This webinar, the is the second in our series on Optimizing Therapies for those with DEEs, will help caregivers understand each of these particular movement patterns and how they impact overall development. Treatments/strategies will be identified to help parents with practical everyday interventions. In addition, we will discuss the needs of children with complex motor impairments.

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March 10th, 2022 11am EST

Adaptive Equipment and Therapy strategies for Children with Severe Developmental Delays

This webinar, the third in our series on Optimizing Therapies for those with DEEs, will focus on the more severely affected children and how adaptive equipment and positioning can greatly impact their ability to function in daily routines. We will look at preventing ongoing deformities, how to get your equipment covered/funded and resources. We will also explore the importance of a strong Letter of Medical Necessity and a good DME (Durable Medical Equipment provider).

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April 2022 TBD

Low tech solutions for children with complex communication needs

Presenter Amanda Luddeke MS SLP CCC

 

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May 2022 TBD

High tech solutions for children with
complex communication needs

Presenter Amanda Luddeke MS SLP CCC

 

 

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June 2022 TBD

Cortical Visual impairments

What is Cortical Vision Impairment (CVI)?

Join us for practical intervention strategies targeted at parents, caregivers and teachers.

Our Presenters will be:

Michelle Goebel, Ed
Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist
Teacher of the Visually Impaired

Grace Hammack, Ed
Teacher of the Visually Impaired