N E U R O - D E V E L O P M E N TA L T R E AT M E N T A S S O C I AT I O N 2010 NATIONAL CONFERENCE HILTON AT THE BALLPARK ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI MAY 21-23 MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS Clinical Problem Solving in the Context of NDT: Thinking, Treating & Documenting Like a Master Clinician You might come to St. Louis for the music or the history—or because the people are friendly, the climate is temperate and the area is convenient and easily accessible. But more likely, you’ll want to come for the extraordinary education being offered at the NDTA 2010 National Conference! CON F E R E N CE Especially designed for the NDT practicing clinician, this practical educational program BRO C HU R E provides opportunities to improve your clinical reasoning and handling skills. The interactive program format includes case presenta- tions and 16 hands-on facilitation labs presented by an eminent faculty of NDTA Instructors. Numerous networking events along with the Exhibitor Showcase offer occasions for you to make new contacts, renew acquaintances and connect with colleagues, faculty and industry partners. Visit www.ndta.org for additional conference information. N D TA 2 0 1 0 N AT I O N A L C O N F E R E N C E • M AY 2 1 - 2 3 • S T. L O U I S , M I S S O U R I WELCOME TO ST.LOUIS H I LT O N S T. L O U I S AT T H E B A L L PA R K COME EXPERIENCE ALL THAT One South Broadway ST. LOUIS HAS TO OFFER... 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Internet service in the guest rooms malls & antique and collectibles stores is complimentary. Reservations should be made before the cut-off FIND MORE DESTINATION INFORMATION AT date of Wednesday, April 28, 2010. www.explorestlouis.com Metrolink Light Rail: St. Louis’ light rail system, MetroLink (www.metrostlouis.org) has been called one of the best mass-transit systems in the country. The clean, efficient trains are a big hit with commuters and visi- tors who want to see many of St. Louis’ attractions without a car. Hilton At the Ballpark is within walking distance of two MetroLink stations. Trans Express: Trans Express offers TA K E M E O U T T O T H E round-trip service from Lambert – St. Louis International Airport to downtown for BALLGAME $15 one-way and $25 round trip. (Subject to fuel surcharge when applicable). Join your NDTA colleagues for a night out at the ballpark. On Friday, May 21st, 1-800-844-1985 we’ll walk across the street to or 1-314-428-7799 Busch Stadium to watch the St. Louis Cardinals play the Los Angeles Angels. We have arranged for group seating and discounted tickets at $35 per person. Be sure to reserve your ticket in advance by signing up for this event with your registration. CLINICAL PROBLEM SOLVING IN THE CONTEXT OF NDT: THINKING, TREATING & DOCUMENTING LIKE A MASTER CLINICIAN SCHEDULE-AT-A-GLANCE THURSDAY, MAY 20, 2010 3:00 – 7:00 pm . . . . . . . . . Registration and Regions Welcome 2010 NATIONAL CONFERENCE 7:00 – 8:00 pm . . . . . . . . Networking Get-Together MAY 21-23 • ST. LOUIS FRIDAY, MAY 21, 2010 7:00 – 8:00 am . . . . . . . . . Registration & Continental Breakfast 8:00 – 9:30 am . . . . . . . . . Keynote Speaker – Irene McEwen, PT, PhD, FAPTA Writing Case Reports to Document and Share Thinking and Treating 9:30 – 10:30 am . . . . . . . . Exhibitor Showcase & Break 10:30 am – 12:00 pm . . . . Keynote Address Continues 12:00 – 1:00 pm . . . . . . . . Lunch in Exhibit Hall 1:00 – 5:00 pm . . . . . . . . . CONCURRENT SESSIONS: Case Studies & Facilitation Labs • The Changing Faces of CP with the Changing Applications of NDT: A Case Report Across 25 Years Judith Bierman, PT, DPT, C/NDT • Integrating NDT Into the Classroom – Lezlie Adler, OTR/L, C/NDT • Use of the NDT Approach for More Effective Management of Drooling in the Child with Cerebral Palsy Therese McDermott-Winter, MHS, CCC-SLP, C/NDT • Feel It! Using NDT Handling to Enhance Clinical Problem Solving – Monica Diamond, PT, MS, C/NDT 5:00 – 7:00 pm . . . . . . . . . Exhibitor Showcase, Reception, Auction, Staffed Poster Session SATURDAY, MAY 22, 2010 7:00 – 8:00 am . . . . . . . . Continental Breakfast 8:00 – 9:30 am . . . . . . . . CONCURRENT SESSIONS: Case Studies & Facilitation Labs • Can Physical Therapy Provided Under Unstable Conditions Improve Standing Balance? – Gay Girolami, PT, MS • Measuring NDT Outcomes from Case Studies – Kate Bain, OT, C/NDT • I Don’t Need My Jaw to Stand Up, But I Do Need My Jaw to Swallow – Gay Lloyd Pinder, PhD, CCC-SLP • How to Push A Pusher: Managing the Client with Contraversive Pushing – Cathy Hazzard, BSc, PT, C/NDT 9:30 – 10:30 am . . . . . . . . Exhibitor Showcase and Break 10:30 am – 12:00 pm . . . . CONCURRENT SESSIONS (Continued) 12:00 – 1:45 pm . . . . . . . Award of Excellence Luncheon 2:00 – 5:00 pm . . . . . . . . CONCURRENT SESSIONS: Case Studies & Facilitation Labs • Blending NDT & Modified CIMT to Improve Upper Limb Function in Young Children with Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy – Margo Prim Haynes, PT, DPT, PCS, C/NDT • Treatment Intensive of a Seven-Year-Old Girl Diagnosed with Congenital Hemiplegia: Focus on Modified CIMT & Higher Level Gait Functions – Christine Cayo, OTR, C/NDT and Marcia Stamer, PT, C/NDT • Hyolaryngeal Elevation (HLE) And So Much More… – Marybeth Trapani-Hanasewych, CCC-SLP, C/NDT • The NDT Dance: Effectively Using Therapeutic Handling to Directly Impact Neuromotor System Impairments in the Adult Patient with Stroke – Kristin Gellert, OT 5:15 – 6:30 pm . . . . . . . . . General Session Wrap-Up – Case Reports/Clinical Effectiveness: Share Your Intuition Mary Ann Sharkey, PhD, PT & Kathleen Ganley, PhD, PT SUNDAY, MAY 23, 2010 8:00 – 9:00 am . . . . . . . . . Closing General Session & Breakfast – Research & the NDTA: 2010 and Beyond Janet Powell, PhD, OTR/L 9:00 am – 12:00 pm . . . . . CONCURRENT SESSIONS: Case Studies & Facilitation Labs • Treating Asymmetry and Scoliosis with an NDT Approach – Judith Bierman, PT, DPT, C/NDT • Integrating NDT Into Educational Routines – Lezlie Adler, OTR/L, C/NDT • Don’t Rock the Boat! It’s Time to Eat! – Gay Lloyd Pinder, PhD, CCC-SLP; Therese McDermott, MHS, CCC-SLP, C/NDT and Marybeth Trapani-Hanasewych, CCC-SLP, C/NDT • John and Johnny: The Artist and the Athlete – Kay Folmar, PT, C/NDT For conference details and to register visit www.ndta.org or call 800-869-9295 N D TA 2 0 1 0 N AT I O N A L C O N F E R E N C E • M AY 2 1 - 2 3 • S T. L O U I S , M I S S O U R I CONFERENCE EVENTS GENERAL INFO EXHIBITOR SHOWCASE Conference Registration: Your registration fee includes admission to the educational sessions and exhibit hall The exhibit hall is the setting for many of the exciting events taking events along with the program book and access to place during this year’s conference. As always, our Exhibitor materials from all the sessions. Continental breakfasts, the Showcase is an integral and important part of the conference program. Wine & Cheese Reception as well as the Exhibit Hall and Our exhibitors understand the needs of therapists and are here to offer Awards Luncheon are also included. the best products and services available in the marketplace today. You won’t want to miss any of these opportunities to shop, socialize, take Daily Registrations are available for those able to a break, have some fun and maybe even win a prize! attend only one day of the conference and include FRIDAY, MAY 21 materials and events taking place on that day only. 9:30 – 10:30 AM . . Exhibit Hall Opening & Break Please note that the Awards Luncheon is NOT included 12:00 – 1:00 PM. . . Exhibitor Showcase & Lunch with one-day Saturday only registration. Tickets to this 5:00 – 7:00 PM. . . . Exhibitor Hosted Wine & Cheese Reception event are available for purchase at $35 per person. Auction, Staffed Poster Session SATURDAY, MAY 22 Breakout Sessions: Please review the session descrip- 9:30 – 10:30 AM . . Exhibitor Showcase & Drawings tions in this brochure to make your selection from the various concurrent sessions being offered each day. We recommend you register early to ensure your place in the NDTA AUCTION & RECEPTION track of your choice. Please select carefully as space may Fun & Fundraising • Friday, 5:00 – 7:00 pm not be available to accommodate any session changes. Get off to a great start on the evening’s social activities Going Green: NDTA will continue its with this fabulous wine tasting event hosted by our “going green” efforts for this conference. exhibitors. As you visit each booth you will be served a Session materials will be made available to favored wine especially chosen by the vendor. An registered attendees on the NDTA website both prior assortment of international and domestic cheeses will to and following the conference. You can download, save be available for you to sample as you make your rounds of the and/or print these handouts at your convenience. exhibit booths and the staffed poster displays. Our annual fundraiser will feature a live auctioneer who just might Recommended Dress: We suggest informal attire and surprise you. Silent auction items will also be available for bid. The recommend bringing a jacket or sweater, as meeting room funds from the auction are used to support the research efforts of temperatures and personal comfort levels vary widely. NDTA as well as the education of qualified therapists from developing and newly industrialized countries by offering full-scholarships to our Special Assistance: NDTA staff will be glad to help you national conferences. with any special needs (i.e. physical, dietary, etc.) Please We encourage you to participate in this worthy endeavor. Make a indicate your request for assistance on the registration form. donation to the auction by contacting NDTA headquarters, or bring your items directly to the conference. Cash donations are welcome. Guest: As a conference participant you may be inviting Oh… and don’t forget to bid. your spouse/significant other, friend, colleague, or an adult child over 18 to join you as a guest. Guests have 2010 AWARD OF EXCELLENCE LUNCHEON the opportunity to attend the Friday night reception and the Saturday awards luncheon. Guest Registration Fee Saturday, 12:00 – 1:45 pm Required: $75 - Friday Reception. $35 Awards Luncheon. Please join us as we honor the 2010 recipient of the NDTA Award of Excellence. This award, the highest that NDTA bestows on an individual, Continuing Education Credits: Continuing Education will be presented during the very special Saturday luncheon event. Units have been applied for and will be available to Watch for the announcement of this year’s award winner. Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Speech- Event Ticket Required! This event is included in your registration fee. However, you MUST Language Pathologists for attendance at this conference. sign-up in advance on your conference registration form. Luncheon tickets for those not Further information will be available on the conference site registered for the conference are available for advance purchase at $35 per person. at www.ndta.org as CEUs are granted by the various accrediting agencies. REGION GET-TOGETHER Thursday, 7:00 – 8:00 pm • Hotel Lounge (No-Host Cocktails) Neuro-Developmental Treatment Association (NDTA™) Meet colleagues from your region of the country in a relaxed social 1540 S. Coast Hwy, Ste 203, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 atmosphere. Phone (800) 869-9295 • Fax (949) 376-3456 www.ndta.org CLINICAL PROBLEM SOLVING IN THE CONTEXT OF NDT: THINKING, TREATING & DOCUMENTING LIKE A MASTER CLINICIAN CONFERENCE SESSIONS F R I D AY K E Y N O T E S E S S I O N • Describe key changes in the contextual factors that impact the clinical presentation • Develop a treatment plan based on the interactions of Writing Case Reports to Document system integrities and impairments, posture and movement, and Share Thinking and Treating and functional abilities or limitations during infancy, the preschool age, school age, adolescence and Irene McEwen, PT, PhD, FAPTA young adulthood 8:00am – 9:30am and 10:30am – 12:00pm • Demonstrate at least three treatment strategies to In this session, Dr. McEwen, guest speaker and author of address specific impairments at each age range Writing Case Reports: A How-To Manual for Clinicians, will cover the essentials of writing case reports. Discover the unique contribution you as a clinician can make to the Integrating NDT into the Classroom professional literature. Lezlie Adler, OTR/L, C/NDT OBJECTIVES: This presentation will focus on the principles of integrating • Recognize the contribution of case reports to the therapy into a classroom setting. A case study of a preschool professional literature child with cerebral palsy will be discussed and accompa- • Distinguish types of case reports nied by laboratory experiences. Classroom routines that are • Identify the components of a case report barriers to full inclusion of children with neuro-motor • Use the International Classification of Functioning, challenges will be identified. Assessment methodology, goal Disability and Health as a framework for measurement setting, followed by direct intervention strategies to address • Understand the publication process primary impairments, consultative services to classroom staff, • Identify 10 things case report writers can do to ensure a and mechanisms for embedding therapy into the classroom successful review will be discussed. OBJECTIVES: • Identify classroom routines related to mobility, seating, FRIDAY CONCURRENT SESSIONS & daily living skills, and tool usage FACILITATION LABS • Identify multi systemic impairments and strengths in 1:00pm – 5:00pm participating in the classroom • Learn effective strategies for embedding therapy into The Changing Faces of CP with the the classroom Changing Applications of NDT: A Case Report Across 25 Years Use of the NDT Approach for More Judith Bierman, PT, DPT, C/NDT Effective Management of Drooling in A case report following one child, Catherine, from infancy the Child with Cerebral Palsy to young adulthood will examine the changes in the clinical Therese McDermott-Winter, MHS, CCC-SLP, C/NDT presentation of CP. Changes in focus, strategies and adjuncts will be presented as Catherine was followed Within the pediatric population, reduced effectiveness in across the years by one therapist. the management of saliva (resulting in drooling) is a While the approach was always an NDT approach, the commonly indicated functional limitation with significant activity/participation implications. Current research indicates emphasis changed as the family’s goals and objectives as well that in children with cerebral palsy, drooling is primarily as the key impairments changed. Treatment was modified to associated with impairments in the oral phase of the meet these needs. The report is exemplary of the “living swallow. Speech/language therapy is often the first line of concept” of NDT. Specific treatment strategies from each treatment, with strategies directed to improving jaw stability stage of development will be taught in movement labs with and closure, increasing tongue mobility, strength, and posi- course participants practicing with each other. tioning, and improving lip closure (especially during the OBJECTIVES: oral phase of swallow), with often described minimal • Identify the changing impairments, posture and movements success. The focus of this case study is to demonstrate the related to growth and development in a child diagnosed increased effectiveness of use of oral motor strategies for with ataxia with spastic diplegia improvement in the oral phase of the swallow to clear For conference details and to register visit www.ndta.org or call 800-869-9295 N D TA 2 0 1 0 N AT I O N A L C O N F E R E N C E • M AY 2 1 - 2 3 • S T. L O U I S , M I S S O U R I CONFERENCE SESSIONS secretions when these strategies are implemented within an complement the clinical problem solving process NDT framework of treatment. This includes preparation • Demonstrate treatment strategies, using NDT Handling strategies for increased postural, shoulder girdle and oral to address specific faulty movement patterns stability, simulation, practice/repetition and functional • Demonstrate strategies to facilitate the integration and carryover strategies. This session will include case presen- coordination of all body segments (head, trunk, arm tation, discussion of physiology, the swallow and system and leg) during movement requirements for effective management of secretions, and • Discuss the benefits of incorporating transitional video of treatment strategies employed with this patient. movements and rotational components of movement Lab sessions that follow include demonstrating and practicing into an individual’s treatment plan to enhance motor strategies most effective in this treatment. control for the highest possible level of function OBJECTIVES: • Discuss three current strategies employed in the SATURDAY MORNING CONCURRENT SESSIONS management of drooling in pediatric patients with & FACILITATION LABS cerebral palsy • Describe physiology of swallow and differences 8:00am – 9:30am and 10:30am – 12:00pm between swallow for management of secretions and swallow of foods • Identify multi-system impairments typically resulting in Can Physical Therapy Provided reduced management of secretions/drooling Under Unstable Conditions Improve • Discuss advantages of use of the NDT approach in the management of secretions in the child with cerebral palsy Standing Balance? • Demonstrate at least three NDT-based strategies to facilitate Gay Girolami, PT, MS improved management of secretions and decreased This presentation will explore changes in standing balance severity of drooling in the child with cerebral palsy following an NDT physical therapy intervention incorporating a variety of unstable surfaces and conditions for balance training. The question to be studied is whether instability Feel It! Using NDT Handling to can be used to effect a change in balance. Pre and post Enhance Clinical Problem Solving testing and Goal Attainment Scaling will be used to answer this question. Monica Diamond, PT, C/NDT Therapists make clinical decisions throughout the day as they OBJECTIVES: interact with their adult patients. The experienced clinician • Distinguish differences in postural control between typically recognizes subtle variations in performance. These variations developing children and children with cerebral palsy are critical to determining specific problems to be • Identify clinically relevant pre- and post-testing measures addressed, and may predict future problems or progress. to assess standing balance in children with cerebral palsy Although all therapists learn to use their hands to assess • Demonstrate treatment strategies to enhance standing movement and provide input, the use of visual observation balance in children with cerebral palsy still predominates in most therapists’ assessments. The case study introducing this session will demonstrate the use of NDT Handling to enhance clinical problem solving for Measuring NDT Outcomes from assessment and treatment. In the lab segment of this session, you will learn strategies for using NDT Case Studies: Examples from an Handling to assess and facilitate the subtle variations of NDT Pilot Study movement that can make the critical difference in achieving Kate Bain, OT, C/NDT functional outcomes. This session relates to the presenter’s Doctoral studies OBJECTIVES: through Sydney University, Australia. The research project, • Describe the use and benefits of NDT Handling to “What is the Effect of NDT on the Performance of Daily assess subtle variations of movement Living Skills by Children Who Have Cerebral Palsy,” • Discuss the relationship of faulty movement patterns to consisted of a literature review followed by a number of functional activity limitations and participation restrictions pilot studies. Classification systems, outcome measure- • Demonstrate the use of handling during assessment to ments and examples of case studies will be described from CLINICAL PROBLEM SOLVING IN THE CONTEXT OF NDT: THINKING, TREATING & DOCUMENTING LIKE A MASTER CLINICIAN the final pilot study in 2009—a ‘Pre and Post Tested How to Push a Pusher: Managing Outcome Pilot Study, with Blinded Rating’. Labs will relate to the development of an ‘NDT Measurement Model’ as the Client with Contraversive Pushing used in this study with examples of the NDT treatment Cathy Hazzard, B.Sc, PT, MBA, C/NDT strategies that were directed toward the recorded functional Clients who present with contraversive pushing after a stroke outcomes for the children involved. are some of the most challenging clients to work with. OBJECTIVES: However, the research tells us that they can achieve the same • Recognize the contribution of NDT therapists to the positive outcomes as our other clients who have non-pushing research literature strokes…it just takes more time and different intervention • Discuss the development of an ‘NDT Measurement strategies. This session will present the case of a client who Model’ suffered a dense stroke with strong contraversive pushing • Identify the application of the model to case studies in tendencies. She was sent home in a wheelchair from her the pilot study described conventional rehab unit stay to live a very dependent life. • Demonstrate examples of NDT treatment strategies as Helping her find her middle and getting her on her feet used with the children in the case studies through functional practice in her home has been a long but positive journey. Practical strategies for managing this client population will be discussed, demonstrated, and practiced. Case Study: I Don’t Need My Jaw to OBJECTIVES: Stand Up, But I Do Need My Jaw to • Describe the characteristics of the client who presents Swallow with contraversive pushing • Discuss the typical impairments and how to document Gay Lloyd Pinder, PhD, CCC-SLP outcomes that measure progress for this client population Postural stability is the foundation for oral function and can • Develop an intervention plan for the contraversive impact G-I function as well. This case study focuses on a pushing client young child who had three cardiac surgeries by 3 months • Demonstrate intervention strategies that are effective of age. He was fitted with a gastrostomy feeding tube at for the contraversive pushing client 3 months because he was unable to establish a functional • Review the current research related to contraversive suck for bottle feeding AND also was unable to tolerate pushing volume due to severe GERD (gastro-esophageal reflux disease). Using the NDT problem-solving process, we will explore the ongoing assessment and treatment strategies SATURDAY AFTERNOON CONCURRENT used as this child developed in the different and connected SESSIONS & FACILITATION LABS domains of gross motor and oral motor function related to 2:00pm – 5:00pm both feeding and sound production. OBJECTIVES: Blending NDT and Modified CIMT to • Identify issues of postural stability that are impacting G-I function Improve Upper Limb Function in Young • Identify possible compensatory strategies used to Children with Hemiplegic Cerebral substitute for postural stability • Describe the subsequent impact on the ongoing Palsy: Case Reports development of feeding skills Margo Prim Haynes, PT, DPT, MA, PCS, C/NDT • Demonstrate at least two techniques that could be used Traditionally, Modified Constraint Movement Therapy to facilitate more functional oral movement for both (mCIMT) programs have not focused on the quality of the feeding and sound production desired upper limb movements in children with posture and movement dysfunction. The purpose of this clinical study was to examine the impact on short and long-term outcomes with the addition of NDT-based therapeutic handling strategies as part of a two-month mCIMT program. Two children, ages 9-months and 28-months, with left-sided hemiplegia were followed for six months. For conference details and to register visit www.ndta.org or call 800-869-9295 N D TA 2 0 1 0 N AT I O N A L C O N F E R E N C E • M AY 2 1 - 2 3 • S T. L O U I S , M I S S O U R I CONFERENCE SESSIONS Analysis of video recordings chronicle changes for each Treatment Intensive of a Seven-Year- child, highlighting their ability to participate in age appropriate play and self-care activities. Specific NDT- Old Girl Diagnosed with Congenital based handling strategies utilized within the study will be Hemiplegia: Focus on Modified CIMT presented: active symmetry, trunk strength, functional range of motion, sensory awareness of upper limb, acti- and Higher Level Gait Functions vating, and guiding of the upper limb for reach and Christine Cayo, OTR, C/NDT grasp. The clinical decision-making guidelines that & Marcia Stamer, PT, C/NDT governed the selection, modification, and fading of NDT- This three-hour program focuses on a case study of a seven- based handling strategies during the intervention phase year-old girl diagnosed with congenital hemiplegia that of the study are included in the discussion. The corre- attended an intensive treatment week for OT and PT co-treat- sponding lab sessions will provide participants a “hands-on” ment. Focus of assessment and program planning included opportunity to master clinical handling strategies utilized modified CIMT using an NDT approach for upper extremity within this study. functional skills and higher-level gait skills in a community OBJECTIVES: ambulatory child. The lab will focus on practicing many of • Discuss the benefits of an NDT-based therapeutic the treatment techniques used with this child and their expla- handling program utilized in conjunction with mCIMT nations from an NDT framework. Participants should be for children with hemiplegia prepared to work with an adult lab partner during the lab. • Compare and contrast the theoretical constructs OBJECTIVES: underlying NDT and mCIMT intervention programs for • List functional abilities and limitations, effective and inef- young children with hemiplegia fective posture and movement strategies and system • Describe the categories of structured, child-friendly impairments of the child viewed in this presentation play found in this mCIMT – NDT program • Demonstrate at least two treatment techniques with a lab • Describe NDT-based handling strategies to enhance partner in each of the following areas: upper limb function in young children with hemiplegia • Trunk mobility and stability • Demonstrate NDT-based handling strategies to enhance • Fractionated movement, orientation & timing of upper limb function in young children with hemiplegia reach and assisting hand function CLINICAL PROBLEM SOLVING IN THE CONTEXT OF NDT: THINKING, TREATING & DOCUMENTING LIKE A MASTER CLINICIAN • Hip extension for early stance phase of gait, plantar and ineffective postures and movements in an adult flexion and toe extension for late stance of gait patient with stroke • Improved timing of whole body movements for • Generate a list of potential neurological or body system running, jumping, stair climbing and negotiation of impairments that may contribute to these movement patterns playground equipment. • Demonstrate at least two facilitation strategies to change potential ineffective posture and movement patterns Hyolaryngeal Elevation (HLE) and So Much More: Case Study SATURDAY WRAP-UP GENERAL SESSION Marybeth Trapani-Hanasewech, CCC-SLP, C/NDT 5:15pm – 6:30pm Pediatric swallowing treatment must always extrapolate from the adult literature. This case study of a 2-year-old child Case Reports/ Clinical Effectiveness: presenting with dysphagia was challenging in assessment. It required the knowledge found in the literature regarding Share your intuition hyolaryngeal elevation. It illustrates via swallow studies pre Mary Ann Sharkey, PhD, PT and Kathleen Ganley, PhD, PT and post skills. Videos will demonstrate typical functioning. Case reports are an effective way for a clinician’s intuition You will be guided through the NDT problem-solving process of intervention effectiveness to be shared with the larger of assessment and treatment. This life-long issue was resolved community of therapists. Case reports from clinicians point in four treatment sessions. The strategies implemented will be the researcher toward relevant questions and interventions demonstrated and practiced. Additional strategies related to to answer in more complex research paradigms. This the facilitation of the swallow will also be practiced. session will focus on a practical way to address your own OBJECTIVES: or your colleagues “expert intuition” through roundtable • Identify the biomechanics of HLE within the whole child discussions with a small group of peers and facilitated by • Demonstrate a variety of strategies to facilitate HLE an NDT instructor or leader. Explore the world of research and the swallow at a fundamental clinical level. Did the intervention with my patient make a difference today? The NDT Dance: Effectively Using OBJECTIVES: • Recognize that case reports are part of your clinical Therapeutic Handling to Directly Impact practice whenever treatment is assessed for effectiveness Neuromotor System Impairments in the • Describe interventions that make a difference and define them operationally Adult Patient with Stroke • Compare and contrast potential outcome measures Kristin Gellert, OT towards the functional goal for a specific patient This session will consist of a one-hour case report and discussion, followed by a two-hour hands-on, interactive lab activity to SUNDAY GENERAL SESSION practice facilitation techniques aimed at changing posture and movements in the adult patient with stroke. 8:00am – 9:00am The presentation will utilize the NDT Enablement Model to determine how neuromotor system impairments can lead to both effective and ineffective postures and movements and Research and the NDTA: analyze how these patterns of movement impact a patient’s 2010 and Beyond functional abilities. Janet Powell, PhD, OTR/L Participants will observe a videotaped patient treatment as part of the case report and then immediately practice various This presentation will provide an overview of the research facilitation techniques shown. The facilitation techniques will activities of the NDTA. address neuromotor system impairments such as atypical OBJECTIVES: timing and sequencing and inability to sustain sufficient • Describe the research-related services and supports muscle activity for a task. currently provided by the NDTA OBJECTIVES: • Discuss the purpose and anticipated benefits of the • Implement the NDT Enablement Model to identify effective upcoming Research Consultation Initiative For conference details and to register visit www.ndta.org or call 800-869-9295 N D TA 2 0 1 0 N AT I O N A L C O N F E R E N C E • M AY 2 1 - 2 3 • S T. L O U I S , M I S S O U R I CONFERENCE SESSIONS SUNDAY CONCURRENT SESSIONS: Don’t Rock the Boat! It’s Time to Eat! CASE STUDIES & FACILITATION LABS Therese McDermott, MHS, CCC-SLP, C/NDT; 9:00am – 12:00pm Gay Lloyd Pinder, PhD, CCC-SLP; Marybeth Trapani-Hanasewych, CCC-SLP, C/NDT Treating Asymmetry and Scoliosis The entire therapeutic team—PT, OT, and Speech—work with an NDT Approach together, each contributing their expertise to successful outcomes with the child with feeding/communication impair- Judith Bierman, PT, DPT, C/NDT ments. The three case studies presented by SLP’s during this Dr. Bierman will continue with the case report on Catherine conference all emphasized the importance of postural stability presented on Friday. The focus will shift to the specific as the foundation for change in the area of oral motor skills as handling strategies that were utilized in the treatment and they relate to feeding, swallowing and sound production. This management of Catherine’s asymmetry and scoliosis. session will continue that focus, expanding on the importance Catherine began demonstrating definite asymmetry when she of dynamic positioning through expanded lab work. We will was school-aged. The asymmetry was more evident in her share ideas for direct intervention to increase stability needed lower extremities initially. She was then diagnosed with a for improved feeding, swallowing and speech production. scoliosis in her early teen years. The family was told she OBJECTIVES: would require a spinal stabilization. However, with the • Identify connections between postural stability and oral family’s management and intensive therapy, surgery has motor function never been needed. Specific handling, positioning and • Problem-solve the impact of poor postural stability and treatment strategies will be demonstrated through slides and alignment on feeding, swallowing and sound production videos and then practiced with other course participants. • Demonstrate at least three strategies that could be used OBJECTIVES: to facilitate and enhance postural stability for improved • Identify the impairments and ineffective posture and feeding, swallowing and sound production movements related to asymmetry and scoliosis • Discuss measurable session outcomes to reflect functional • Discuss the current evidence concerning the effectiveness change in feeding, swallowing and sound production of physical therapy related to treating scoliosis in cerebral palsy • Discuss medical management of asymmetry and scoliosis JOHN AND JOHNNY: • Demonstrate at least 10 strategies to treat the impairments and ineffective posture and movements associated with THE ARTIST AND THE ATHLETE asymmetry and scoliosis Kay Folmar, PT, C/NDT The NDT/Bobath approach to therapy has long been associated with function and functional retraining. As more evidence Integrating NDT into Educational emerges about the importance of training in the task, it is crit- Routines ical that we create therapy interventions that capitalize on this knowledge. In this session two very different men with Lezlie Adler, OTR/L, C/NDT very similar arm impairments will be presented. The lab This presentation will focus on the challenges in daily routines session will focus on how each man’s unique talents and that students with neuro-motor impairments manage every interests can be exploited for his own personal gain as they day at school. The mobility, seating, tool use, and daily living both face the challenge of the dangling, inactive arm. routines that are critical to their capacity to access education OBJECTIVES: will be discussed. The laboratory session will focus on strategies • Select functional tasks to create a therapeutic environment to optimize posture and movement control that can be • Establish support responses and progressive loading of embedded in an educational environment. the arm in a real task OBJECTIVES: • Create transitions to open the chain and initiate reach • Identify the foundations of posture and movement control • Commingle horizontal and vertical surfaces and that are core to engaging in an educational environment postures to manage challenges for the arm • Learn to problem-solve posture and movement priorities • Identify specific tools and actions to shape the hand necessary to close the gap between typical and atypical for its target use performance • Practice handling strategies to optimize mobility, seating, access to academic tools, and participation in school based self care activities CLINICAL PROBLEM SOLVING IN THE CONTEXT OF NDT: THINKING, TREATING & DOCUMENTING LIKE A MASTER CLINICIAN 2010 CONFERENCE REGISTRATION Register today at www.ndta.org or return this form with full payment to: Neuro-Developmental Treatment Association 1540 S. 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