Workshop on Tone Influencing Patterns for Feeding and Oromotor Function

Bobath Philippines would like to invite everyone to a workshop titled Tone Influencing Patterns for Feeding and Oromotor Function in celebration of the Cerebral Palsy Awareness and Protection Week (September 6-10, 2008). This is the third of a series of workshops on assessment and management of the child with cerebral palsy based on the Bobath Concept., and not about massage therapy. (Participants of this workshop need not be attendees of the July 20 or August 17 workshops.)

When & Where
October 5, 2008
9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Function Hall, 2nd floor, EGI Tower, Taft Avenue, Malate, Manila (near Dela Salle University)

Workshop Objectives

  • Discuss the oromotor problems of the child with cerebral palsy and their relationship to the problems in postural tone and movement.
  • Demonstrate positions that promote good alignment and preparation for feeding and speech and language activities.
  • Demonstrate activities (tone influencing patterns) to promote good feeding and speech and language activities.
  • Disuss the application of facilitation, inhibition and stimulation in the planning and implementing of occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech therapy management of the child with cerebral palsy.

Schedule of Activities

8:30 – 9:00 Registration
9:00 – 10:00 Lecture: Oromotor and feeding problems of the child with cerebral palsy
10:30 – 11:45: (with working break) Mat Activity: Handling and Positioning
11:45 -12:00 BAG Announcements
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch Break
13:15 – 15:00: Mat Work: Tone Influencing Patterns in Treatment Activities (Problem Solving)
– Preparation
– Feeding
15:00 – 15:15 BREAK
15:15 – 16:00 More mat practice!
16:00 – 16:15 Q&A about specific problems

Seminar Fee
Pre-registration (From July 28- August 13, 2008): 1, 200 PhP
On-site registration: 1, 500 PhP
(Registration fee includes 2 snacks and handouts.)

For reservations and inquiries, sms or call BAG-Philippines at 0917 733 6409. You may also e-mail them at bobath_philippines@ yahoo.com.

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