OT Intervention for Children with Hemiplegia using a multi-component approach

Join us for this day-long course as Shelley Dean Portaro, OTD, OTR/L, presents evidence-based practices in the treatment of pediatric hemiplegia secondary to stroke.

This course will provide a neurological, sensory motor and behavioral theoretical-based course of treatment for a specialized population. Participants will learn the concepts and practice multi-component approaches and clinical reasoning for the selection of traditional and contemporary interventions. They will also learn how to measure efficacy using Goal Attainment Scaling and Abilhand-Kids.

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Current, future, and accepted applicants are encouraged to visit. We also welcome people who are exploring career options and considering occupational therapy. Dr. Kathy Kniepmann, one of our faculty members, opens our visit sessions with an informal presentation and discussion, followed by a tour that’s led by one of our current occupational therapy students.

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*At least two to three visit sessions are scheduled every month. All times are Central Standard Time (CST). Click here for more info.

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Call Dr. Kniepmann at (314) 286-1610
or Robin Hattori at (314) 286-1653