Bobath Clinical Classification and Treatment of Cerebral Palsy

Start: Nov 25, ’07 09:00a
End: Nov 25, ’07 5:00p
Location: To be announced

This one-day seminar will discuss the Bobath clinical classification of cerebral palsy and treatment of the needs and problems of children with spasticity, athetosis, hypotona and ataxia.

This seminar also includes an introduction to the Bobath Short Guide to Assessment.

Speaker: Ms. Deanna Kathrina Z. Maranion, certified Bobath therapist and Head of BAG Philippines.

Since 2005, Ms. Maranion has conducted 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 July, 2005.

Ms. Maranion is currently the Executive Director and Chief PT of DREAM for Children with Special Needs Foundation in Cebu City. She is consultant PT at Speechworks Developmental Center (Lipa City, Batangas), Therabilities, Inc (Pasig City, MM) and will soon start serving at The Able Center (Makati City, MM). Ms. Maranion is an alumnus and former faculty member (Department of PT) of the University of the Philippines Manila-College of Allied Medical Professions and has been in pediatric practice for 10 years in Manila, Cebu and Batangas.

8:30-9:00 Registration
9:00-11:00: CP Spastic Quadriplegia, CP Spastic Diplegia, CP Spastic Hemiplegia
11:00-11:15 BREAK
11:15-11:45 Athetosis (Athetosis with Spasticity)
12:00-1:00: LUNCH BREAK
1:00- 2:30: Athetosis (Choreoathetosis and Pure Athetosis, Dystonia)
2:30-3:30: Hypotonia
3:30-3:45: BREAK
3:35-4:30: Ataxia
4:30-5:00: Q&A; BAG-Philippines Announcements

Seminar Fees:
Pre-registration (from October 15 – November 20): 800 PhP
On-site registration: 1, 000 PhP

Registration fee includes 2 snacks and handouts for all lectures.

For reservations and inquiries, please text or call BAG-Philippines at +63 917 73364029. You may also e-mail Teacher Cel at

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