Hosted by Cotting School. Presented by Ginny Paleg, DScPT, and Sponsored by Prime Engineering.
This event, originally scheduled for April 4, 2020 at Cotting School, has been canceled. We will keep you updated if and when a new date is selected in the future.
Ginny Paleg, DScPT, will present: Stand Up & Stand Out
The Conference will focus on the use of standers, as well as standing as part of a comprehensive postural management and hip health program. Hip surveillance programs will be reviewed, as well as how to interpret relevant x-ray findings. We will discuss assessments to aid with these interventions and details about equipment selection and complex cases. The following objectives will be met:
- Able to list three evidenced based outcomes of a standing program
- Able to use the Posture and Postural Ability Scale (PPAS)
- Know the schedule for hip surveillance
- Be able to assess and prescribe abduction appropriately.
Who Should Attend: PTs, OTs, & other School Based or Rehab Providers
Date: Saturday, April 4, 2020
Time: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm (Add the event to your calendar.)
Location: 453 Concord Avenue, Lexington, MA (Cotting School)
*Accessible parking is available.
Questions? Contact: Deidra Rooney, DPT at Cotting School. 781-862-7323 or firstname.lastname@example.org
About the Presenter
Ginny Paleg is a pediatric PT from Silver Spring, Maryland. For the past 16 years, she has worked for her local school system in their early intervention program. Ginny earned her master’s degree in physical therapy at Emory University and her DScPT at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. Recently, she has published a systematic review on interventions for children with hypotonia and she is the lead author of the AACPDM Care pathway for children with hypotonia. She is certified for HINE and Prechtl General Movement Assessment. Her area of expertise is increasing participation through standing and supported stepping for children with severe mobility impairments.
There is no fee for this Conference, but registration is required and limited to 50 people. Register today!