Friday, October 26, 2012

Workshop: Dyspraxia in Children

Dyspraxia in Children

An International Hands-on Workshop
DATE: November 09, 2012
VENUE: Hall B,Auditorium,Sir Ganga Ram Hospital.
Presenter: Ms Sarika Sehgal
Pediatric Early Intervention Specialist

This one day workshop will present an overview of the components of praxis. The workshop is suitable for professionals like Occupational therapists, Physiotherapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Psychologists, Educators, parents and others working with children with dyspraxia or practic difficulties. It is suitable for those who are new in the field and also for those who have experience and want to further expand their knowledge into a systematic model of practice. The workshop will be presented with an emphasis on clinical assessment and practical intervention for practic problems in children.

The day will be a divided into formal lecture, video presentations, small group works and a number of case studies to empower the participants to use the information disseminated.
Participants will be able to:
  • Observe, assess and differentiate the range of practic dysfunctions from ideation to execution problems.
  • Apply top-down and bottom-up treatment principles appropriately to different problems using clinical reasoning.
  • Identify the ways various praxis problems impact functional performance.
  • Develop strategies and treatment plans for improving performance.
  • Integrate the information presented into a specific model of practice.

Full payment of Rs. 1200 till 31st October and Rs 1500 till 8 November .The workshop is designed for a limited number of participants. Places will only be secured with receipt of payment.

Dyspraxia in Children-A Hands-on Workshop
November 9th 2012
Introduction to Praxis
Overview of Praxis and Dyspraxia & Developmental Coordination Disorder
10:45 -12:15
Introduction to Top-Down Approaches and a new model for Assessment and Clinical Reasoning for Intervention in Praxis
Praxis and Developmental Dyspraxia-Treatment and case study
Assessment and Intervention Strategies for Arousal, Rhythmicity and Sequencing
Case Study
Assessment and Intervention Strategies for Motor Planning
Case Study
Assessment and Intervention Strategies for Bilateral Coordination and Projected Action Sequences
Case Study
Case Study and Treatment Planning

*Topic Times May Vary
 Registration Form:

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Phone No.                              _______________________________________

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Payment type: (circle one)      Cash        Cheque     Bank Draft

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Cheque/Draft should be in the name of OT SEMINAR.

Amount can be sent to :Ms Manju /Mr Gaurav
Ward No 6,Reception, Centre for Child Health,Sir Ganga Ram Hospital.Delhi 110060.Ph. No.:42251855,42251856

Organizing Chairperson: Dr Praveen Suman
Development Pediatrician
Organizing Secretaries: Sona Bhawnani, Richa Kapoor
Occupational Therapists

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