Neuro-Developmental Treatment Association Neuro-Developmental
Treatment Association
Connect with us on LinkedIn Become a fan on Facebook Follow NDTA on Twitter

Distance Learning Articles

Incorporating Interactive Metronome® in the Treatment of Movement Disorders

Nancy Cavaliere, PT, MS, DPT, C/NDT
1 Continuing Education Credit(s) Available
Interactive Metronome (IM) can be used to improve the neurologic functions of motor planning, sequencing and processing. IM challenges an individual to improve these processes by introducing an activity to match a rhythmic beat with repetitive hand and foot exercises. This article provides a basic understanding of IM and also reviews the case report of an 11 month old boy with hemiplegia who participated in an IM Home training program. IM training emphasized using the involved side and included hand-over hand activities utilizing both upper and lower extremities which had a positive effect on his fine and gross motor ability levels.

Education Level: Intermediate

The Learning will:
1. Understand the basics of Interactive Metronome as a treatment technique.
2. Gain an understanding of Interactive Metronome and how it can improve motor planning skills.
3. Understand how to incorporate hand-over-hand techniques for Interactive Metronome.
4. Review the case report of an 11 month old with hemiplegia and understand assessment, treatment and outcomes following intervention with Interactive Metronome.
Member Price: $20.00
Non Member Price: $40.00

Learner Cancellation Policy: In the event that a learner decides they do not want to complete an article or video in the NDTA Distance Learning that they purchased, the learner would be fully refunded. This would be pending investigation that the learner has not already completed the article and/or video post-test.

Provider Cancellation Policy: The NDTA deserves the right to remove articles and videos from the NDTA Distance Learning at any time. Upon removing an article and/or video from the Distance Learning, it would be inaccessible to the public and to NDTA members. If an article and/or video being removed resulted in an individual requiring a refund, then that individual would be fully refunded.

Contemporary NDT Treatment of the Baby and Young Child (18S04SDFL)
Dates: March 22nd-24th, 2018
Location: St. Mary's Medical Center
West Palm Beach, FL
Click here for more information.

NDT/Bobath Certificate Course in the Management of Adults with Stroke and Brain Injury
Dates: March 23, 2018-June 25, 2018
Location: Sport Medicine Centre, 2nd floor Sport for Life Building
Winnipeg, MB
Click here for more information.

NDTA Advanced Baby Course
Dates: March 26, 2018-April 26, 2018
Location: City Kids Inc.
Chicago, IL
Click here for more information.

® 2018 NDTA™ Neuro-Developmental Treatment Association. All rights reserved.
1540 S. Coast Highway, Ste 204, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Phone: 800-869-9295 Fax: 949-376-3456
Accessibility  |  Disclaimer  |  Linking Policy