M.O.R.E. – Integrating the Mouth with Sensory and Postural Functions Course

When & Where
18 & 19 November 2013
9.00 am to 5.00pm
National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre Singapore
6 Eu Tong Sen Street, #04-88 The Central, Singapore 059817 map

This 2 day workshop aims to provide therapists with a theoretical framework for understanding how and why many aspects of development are significantly influenced by oral function. The relationship of suck/swallow/breathe synchrony to the following areas of child development will also be discussed:

• Behaviour and Learning
• Postural development
• Feeding
• Arousal
• Self-regulation
• Psycho-social development
• Communication
• Common health issues

Participants will be exposed to the relevance of this information to treatment principles with children who have sensory processing/developmental dysfunction through the use of slides, case examples and participant lab activities. Documentation strategies for identifying abnormal function and demonstrating change through treatment will be provided.

Speakers : Eileen Richter, MPH, OTR, FAOTA and Patricia Oetter, MA, OTR/L, FAOTA

To register and view further information, kindly click here!

Cerebral Palsy Alliance Singapore
(formerly the Spastic Children’s Association of Singapore)
Cerebral Palsy Centre
65 Pasir Ris Drive 1, Singapore 519529
DID: +65 65855631/2 Fax: +65 65855603

Stroke and Occupational Therapy

Please visit Occupational Therapy International website for a chance to read the following articles for free.

Stroke and Occupational Therapy

Task-specific training: evidence for and translation to clinical practice
Isobel J. Hubbard, Mark W. Parsons, Cheryl Neilson, Leeanne M. Carey

Post-stroke fatigue: qualitative study of three focus groups
Nancy A. Flinn, Jan E. Stube

A review of bilateral training for upper extremity hemiparesis
Mary Ellen Stoykov, Daniel M. Corcos

Description of a return-to-work occupational therapy programme for stroke rehabilitation in Singapore
Mei Leng Chan

The impact of stroke: insights from patients in Taiwan
Ya-Chen Lee, Yi-Miau Chen, I-Ping Hsueh, Yen-Ho Wang, Ching-Lin Hsieh

Relationship of Cognitive and Perceptual Abilities to Functional Independence in Adults Who Have Had a Stroke
Ted Brown, Jennifer Mapleston, Allison Nairn, Andrew Molloy
*link goes directly to full article due to recent publication date

Effects of robotic-aided rehabilitation on recovery of upper extremity function in chronic stroke: a single case study
Nancy A. Flinn, Jennifer L. Smith, Christopher J. Tripp, Matthew W. White

Occupational Therapist Eligibility Determination Updates

Just an update from NBCOT…

Effective July 31st, 2013, internationally educated occupational therapists must meet one of the following minimum criteria to be considered eligible for the OTR® certification examination.

Completion of an Entry-Level Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from a government authorized and/or WFOT approved college or university occupational therapy educational program AND a Post Professional Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy** OR

Completion of an Entry-Level Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from a government authorized and/or WFOT approved college or university occupational therapy educational program**

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Seminar-Workshop on Psycho-social Treatment of AD/HD in Children and Adolescents

When & Where
May 26, 2011
Room 3, Walter Hogan Hall
SDC Complex, Ateneo Campus, Quezon City

Presents A Seminar-Workshop on
Psycho-social treatment of ad/hd in children and adolescents
on 26 May 2011 (Thursday), 8am to 12 noon,
at Room 3, Walter Hogan Hall, SDC Complex, Ateneo Campus, Quezon City
by Ma. Teresa Gustilo-Villasor, Ph.D.


Dr. Maria Teresa Gustilo-Villasor obtained a Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology and a Master of Arts in Clinical Counseling Psychology at the Ateneo de Manila University. She had further training in Clinical Child Psychology at the St. John’s Hospital, Santa Monica, California and studies in Clinical Psychology at the California School of Professional Psychology at Berkley and the New School of Social Research, New York.

She is a faculty member of the Graduate School of Counselor Education, De La Salle University, Manila, the Asian Social Institute, the Center for Family Ministries, and the East Asian Pastoral Institute in Ateneo. She has a private practice in Child and Adolescent Psychology, Psychological and Neuropsychological Assessment and Evaluation, Psychotherapy, Stress Management/Critical Incident Stress Debriefing.

Registration Fee:

Pre – Registration
Member: P 450.00
Non-Member: P 550.00

On-Site (on or before March 11, 2011)
Member: P 550.00
Non-Member: P 650.00

LIMITED SLOTS. Pre-registered participant may pay to AD/HD Society of the Philippines, Banco de Oro, S/A Account No. 2070024330 on or before May 25, 2011. Please fax deposit slip with the names of the participants at TF 927-3463 and bring it on the day of the seminar for issuance of receipt. No refund will be given to pre-registered participants who did not show up during the seminar. On-site participants will be entertained depending on availability of slots. For details, kindly contact the Secretariat Office at tel. no. 426-8568; 927-3463;0918-907459 or email adhdsociety@yahoo.com.

Source: Gilyn D. Lazo

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