Seminar on Tone Influencing Patterns: Handling for Children with Cerebral Palsy

When & Where
November 15, 2009 (Sunday)
9:00 am – 4:30pm (Registration: 8:30am)
28th floor Clubhouse, Burgundy Transpacific Condominium,
Taft Ave., Manila (in front of De La Salle University – Taft)

Lecturer: Deanna Kathrina Z. Maranion, PTRP

Course Objectives
1. Discuss key theoretical themes of the current form of the Bobath Concept.
2. Define Tone Influencing Patterns (TIPs) and its relationship to the following aims of treatment in Bobath:
a. improve active participation by the child
b. improve quality and efficiency of movement
3. Discuss facilitation of more normal movement for increased participation in activities of daily living such as
a. mobility (rolling, ambulation)
b. playing (in sitting, standing)
4. Demonstrate handling at may be applied to goals of improving participation in play, mobility, self care, feeding, and communication

Seminar Fees
PhP1200 for onsite
PhP1000 for preregistered (reserved slot and payment before November 8, 2009)
PhP800 for students and BAG-Philippines members

For registration and inquiries, please SMS at 0917-7336409 or email at

World Congress on Disabilities 2009 Educational Seminars

This is a repost from our sister site Free CEUs. Visit Free CEUs for more free online healthcare courses.

Join EP LiveOnline™ for the following programs scheduled live on November 19 & 20, 2009 from Jacksonville, Florida.

Keynote Address: General James T. Conway, 34th Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps
Thursday, November 19, 10:00AM

Seizures & Seizure Management: Confirming Diagnosis and Assessing Treatment
Friday, November 20, 11:30AM – 12:20PM
Steve Wolf, MD, Beth Israel Medical Center, NY
Patricia E. McGoldrick, NP, MPA, Beth Israel Medical Center, NY

Seizures & Seizure Management: Brain Mapping & Surgical Intervention
Friday, November 20, 1:15PM – 3:05PM
Saadi Ghatan, MD, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, NY
Patricia E. McGoldrick, NP, MPA, Beth Israel Medical Center, NY
Steve Wolf, MD, Beth Israel Medical Center, NY

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy – its Efficacy and Safety in the Treatment of Cerebral Palsy, Autism and Traumatic Brain Injury
Friday, November 20, 3:15PM – 4:05PM
Pauline Filipek, MD, University of Houston Medical School, TX
Daniel A. Rossignol, MD, International Child Development Resource Center, FL
James Jeffrey Bradstreet, MD, International Child Development Resource Center, FL
Moderated by Rick Rader, MD, Morton J. Kent Habilitation Center, TN

Take advantage of this web-based event. Click here to register for this online event.

OT Week in Australia

OT Week Poster

Occupational Therapy Week will be celebrated in Australia from 25 to 31 October 2009. This year’s theme is “OT: Live Life to the Full.”

The key message for the week is that occupational therapy enables people to live life to its fullest by enhancing their ability live better with injury, illness or disability. Occupational therapists can be the difference between existing and living life to the full and making the best of each moment in life.

Before we all get too excited about artificial christmas trees, make sure to visit the OT Australia website for more information on how to participate in this week-long event.

WFOT Occupational Therapy International Day 2009

Good news for occupational therapists around the world!

The World Federation of Occupational Therapy (WFOT) celebrates 50 years of collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) on October 27, 2009: WFOT Occupational Therapy International Day. The WFOT website at has released a document on suggested activities to jumpstart or promote Occupational Therapy Programs in your region. Click here to view this document.

Let us celebrate life to the fullest!

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