2014 April Thailand – Bobath-NDT Introductory Course


Event Details

  • Date:

Introductory Bobath-NDT Course to the Treatment and Management of Children with Cerebral Palsy’.

Duration:  2-Day Course

Course Dates:  24 & 25 April 2014

Venue:  The Twin Towers Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand

Course Leader:   Jean-Pierre Maes MSCP,  Bobath-NDT  Senior Tutor

 

Course Participant’s Criteria:

The participants must be qualified Therapists (Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapists) or medical Doctors who are preferably already working in Paediatrics/with children with Cerebral Palsy.

 

The Local Course Organiser is:   Physiotherapy Association of Thailand

The Local Contact is:  Chairat Sae-kow

E:  thaiphysicaltherapy@gmail.com

 

Course Aims & Objectives

Aim:

To provide Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists and medical Doctors (who work with children with cerebral palsy) with a better understanding of the clinical features and principles of treatment for children with Cerebral Palsy (CP) and similar neurodevelopmental conditions.

 

Objectives:

By the end of the course, participants should be able to:

–       Understand basic principles that are specific to the Bobath Approach.

–       Understand key aspects of  typical child development and their relevance to the treatment of children with cerebral palsy (CP) and similar neurodevelopmental conditions.

–       Recognise characteristics commonly seen in children with Spastic Hypertonia and Dyskinetic CP

–       Understand the role of parents in the daily management of their child.

–           Demonstrate how, with a hands-on approach, a therapist can change the alignment and the way a child moves and participates in daily life activities.

–       Explain the importance of assessing children in functional situations, as part of the clinical reasoning process to guide therapeutic intervention.

–           Use improved analysis and assessment skills to more effectively treat neurodevelopmental conditions.

 

 

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