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Cerebellar Pathophysiology in Children Born Preterm: Implications for NDT Practice

Marcia Stamer, MH, PT, C/NDT
1 Continuing Education Credit(s) Available
A number of years ago in the late 1980s and early 1990s, I found myself treating several children who had a mixed type of cerebral palsy that included spastic diplegia and ataxia. All of them had been born prematurely and had experienced periventricular leukomalacia or other supratentorial lesions, such as intraventricular hemorrhage.

Education Level: Intermediate

Learning Outcomes: The reader will be able to
1. State at least 5 functions of the cerebellum as it relates to processing and routing sensory, cognitive, and motor information within the central nervous system.
2. State why the preterm baby is uniquely vulnerable to lifelong altered growth and function of the cerebellum.
3. State why ataxic cerebral palsy may be underreported in the epidemiology literature.
4. State at least two examples of intervention strategies the author used to address sensorimotor impairments in children with cerebellar pathology as part of their cerebral palsy.
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Managing Adults with Hemiplegia—An NDT/Bobath Perspective (18S08KKWA)
Dates: January 20th-21st, 2018
Location: Good Samaritan Hospital/MultiCare Health System
Puyallup, WA
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NDT/Bobath Certificate Course in the Management and Treatment of Children with Cerebral Palsy and Other Neuromotor Disorders
Dates: February 02, 2018-October 16, 2018
Location: Connect and Ability at Warm Springs
San Antonio, TX
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NDT/Bobath Certificate Course in the Management of Adults with Stroke and Brain Injury
Dates: February 04th-17th, 2018
Location: HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Mid-Cities
Bedford, TX
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