This course will demonstrate the benefits of positioning and standing children throughout the day; including current available evidence that supports rationale and benefits for children with disabilities. It will examine ways to position children to maintain flexibility as well as some equipment that may be needed for position and incorporation of evidence based medicine that supports the need for positioning and justification for positioning and standing equipment.
PT, DPT @White Bear Lake Schools
Mary Miles, PT, DPT has over 30 years of experience as a pediatric PT. She is currently working with children and their families in birth to three in White Bear Lake schools. Mary has presented educational standing and positioning courses for Altimate Medical. Mary has also written for different rehab publications over the years supporting the health benefits of standing young children through adulthood.
Stephenie Labandz, PT, DPT
Stephenie Labandz received her MPT degree in 2002 and her DPT degree in 2009, both from the College of St. Catherine in St. Paul, MN. Her primary professional interests are neurological rehabilitation and assistive technology. She currently serves the children and families of Robbinsdale Area Schools through their Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education programs.
Course Credit information:
1 Contact Hour course
Must complete post-course survey/quiz to receive CEU certificate
The University of Pittsburgh, Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology Continuing Education (RSTCE) is certifying the educational contact hours of this program and by doing so is in no way endorsing any specific content, company, or product. The information presented in this program may represent only a sample of appropriate interventions). Each person should claim only those hours of credit that they actually spent in the educational activity.
.1 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be awarded to individuals for attending 1 hours of instruction.
Slide Presentation Link: All Day Positioning Slides