Seminar-Workshop on the Assessment of the Child with Cerebral Palsy

When and Where
25 May 2008
9 AM to 4 PM
Function Hall, 2nd Floor, EGI Tower, Taft Avenue, Manila (near Dela Salle University), Philippines

The lectures aim to:

  • Discuss basic characteristics and differences of the four main types of cerebral palsy based on the Bobath Concept: spasticity, athetosis, hypotonia, ataxia.
  • Discuss the content of the Bobath Short Guide to Assessment.
  • Discuss the principles and methods of assessment of the child with cerebral palsy based on the Bobath Concept.
  • Discuss and show sample assessment results.

Workshop Objectives

  • Analyze component of postural control in terms of postural tone and postural patterns within a group.
  • Differentiate and identify clinical classification of the child with cerebral palsy.
  • Identify main and associated problems and discuss their relationship to each other.
  • Discuss aims of treatment and activities that will promote improvements in the child’s function in daily life.

Schedule of Activities
8:30- 9:00 REGISTRATION
9:00-11:00 Bobath Clinical Classification of Cerebral Palsy (with working break)
11:00-11:50 Bobath Short Guide to Assessment
11:50-12:00 BAG-Philippines Announcements
12:00- 13:00 LUNCH BREAK
13:15 -14:30 Workshop: Assessment Exercise (Group Work)
14:30-14:45 B R E A K
14:45-15:45 Discussion of Workshop Output
15:45-16:00 Integration

Seminar Fee
Pre-registration (until May 19, 2008): 1,000 PhP
On-site registration: 1,200 PhP

Registration fee includes 2 snacks and handouts.

For reservations and inquiries, please text or call BAG-Philippines at (63) 917 733 6409 or email them at bobath_philippines@yahoo.com.

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