Normal Development for Assessment and Management of Cerebral Palsy Seminar

Everyone is invited to attend the seminar on Normal Development for Assessment and Management of Cerebral Palsy on March 30, 2008 (Sunday). Tentative venue is at the CME Auditorium, University of Santo Tomas (to be confirmed).

About the Speaker
Since 2005, Ms. Deanna Kathrina Z. Maranion has conducted lectures, seminar-workshops and short courses about the Bobath Concept to therapists, physicians, teachers and special education specialists, nurses and caregivers, parents in clinics, hospitals and academic institutions in Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. She has also assisted in the Bobath Introductory Course in Jakarta, Indonesia in August 2007. Ms. Maranion completed the Bobath Pediatric Basic Course in South Korea in 2005. She has been in pediatric PT practice since 1998.


  • Analyze normal motor development and skills acquisition during the first two years of life.
  • Discuss relevant events in the maturation of the nervous system during the first two years of life.
  • Discuss atypical development based on the spatiotemporal adapation theory.
  • Discuss applications of knowledge and observations of normal development in treatment and assessment of sensorimotor problems particularly those seen in cerebral palsy.

Schedule of Activities
8:30- 9:00 Registration
9:00-12:00 Normal Development in the First Year (Sensorimotor, Neurological, Biomechanical); Atypical Development and Spatiotemporal Stress and Dysfunction
12:00- 13:00 Lunch Break
13:30- 16:00 Normal Development in Treatment of Cerebral Palsy; Problem Solving: Treatment Ideas, Rationale, and Basis in Normal Development
16:00- 16:30 Q&A; BAG-Philippines Announcements

Seminar Fee
Pre-registration (Jan 29-Feb 15): 1, 000 PhP
On-site registration: 1, 200 PhP

Registration fee includes 2 snacks and handouts for all lectures.

For reservations and inquiries, text or call BAG-Philippines at (63) 9177336409. You may also send the organizers an e-mail at or visit their webpage at

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4 thoughts on “Normal Development for Assessment and Management of Cerebral Palsy Seminar”

  1. Here’s an update from Bobath Philippines:

    “The seminar on normal development this Sunday, March 30, 2008 will push through. Final venue is 2nd flr EGI TAFT TOWER beside De La Salle University, Taft Ave., Malate, Manila. Registration time is 8 am. We are accepting now only onsite registration. Fee is PhP1,200.00. Please text 0917-7336409 for further info and to reserve slots.

    Thank you.

    Araceli Socorro S. Estose, PTRP
    Seminar Organizer”

  2. Please contact Bobath Philippines directly. Only they can answer if they are giving CEU units for attending their course. Their contact details are found in the article. Thanks for your interest! :)

    Please be advised that this activity has been moved from February 24 to 30 March 2008 and pre-registration has been extended until 26 March 2008.

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