Good Shepherd to Host Educational Seminar for Treatment of Developmental Disorders In Children2/18/2008
The Lecture is Titled "Praxis: Evaluation and Treatment of the Clumsy Child"
February 18, 2008
Allentown, PA—Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network will host a two-day educational seminar called "Praxis: Evaluation and Treatment of the Clumsy Child," on April 25-26, 2008, at the Good Shepherd Home at Conrad W. Raker Center, 850 S. Fifth St., Allentown.
The seminar will be led by Barbara H. Connolly, PT, EdD, FAPTA, president of the International Organization of Physical Therapists in Pediatrics, a subgroup of the World Confederation of Physical Therapy. Dr. Connolly will provide practical and effective intervention strategies for children with developmental incoordination disorders. The course curriculum will include a discussion of evaluation tools that can be used in assessment of children with suspected disorders, as well as treatment techniques and strategic planning inside the classroom. Functional outcomes and clinical effectiveness of treatments for children with developmental disorders will also be emphasized throughout the seminar.
The seminar is sponsored by Educational Resources, Inc., and total cost of the event is $399, which includes a continental breakfast for both days. For more information and to register for the course online, visit www.educationresourcesinc.com.
Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network, based in Allentown, Pennsylvania, is a nationally recognized rehabilitation leader, offering a continuum of care for people with physical and cognitive disabilities and specializing in assistive and rehabilitation technology. More than 36,000 people come to Good Shepherd each year for specialized programs in stroke, orthopedics, brain injury, spinal cord injury, pediatrics, amputation and more. Good Shepherd provides rehabilitation services in 7 eastern Pennsylvania counties. Good Shepherd operates 14 outpatient sites, 4 inpatient sites, a long-term acute care hospital, 2 long-term care homes for people with severe disabilities, an independent living facility, a Work Services division that provides employment training and job placement and a lifestyle products store called Rehability. Good Shepherd Penn Partners, a partnership of Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network and the University of Pennsylvania Health System, will provide post-acute care in the Philadelphia region beginning July 2008. Good Shepherd was founded in 1908 when The Rev. John and Estella Raker invited a disabled orphan named Viola into their Allentown, Pennsylvania, home. Good Shepherd is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. For more information, visit www.goodshepherdrehab.org.