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PSIG Event - Nov. 28: Ball Skills in Pediatric Physical Therapy
Regis University
3333 Regis Blvd
Denver, CO 80221
Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 6:45 PM MST
Category: SIG Events

PSIG Event - Nov. 28: Ball Skills in Pediatric Physical Therapy 


When: Wednesday, November 28 at 6:45 pm

Where: Peter Claver Hall Room 409; Regis University

Cost: APTA Colorado Members $10; Non-Members $15; Students are complimentary (If you are a non-member student, use the discount code Student18)

Description: There will be discussion related to the importance of ball play/skills in relationship to cognitive, social, and motor development.  The speaker will share strategies from her tool kit to teach children to catch, throw, and kick in order to help them be successful in collaborative and competitive games.  In addition she will share ideas on how to incorporate ball play into therapy sessions to improve posture, strength, gait, and range of motion.  Audience participation and idea-sharing will be encouraged!

Speaker: JoAnn Roberts, PT is a pediatric physical therapist with 35 years of experience.  She owns High Plains Pediatric Therapy.  She works as a contract PT with several smaller school districts in the metro and mountain areas and works for Horizons Specialized Services to provide Early Intervention services in Grand and Jackson counties.

 

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Contact: [email protected]