The Spectrum of Developmental Disabilities XXXV: The Continuum of Motor Dysfunction

Mar 18 2013 (All day) - Mar 20 2013 (All day)

DESCRIPTION

The Spectrum of Developmental Disabilities activity will provide an interdisciplinary approach to the issues of motor dysfunction. This multidisciplinary course will review motor dysfunction, including epidemiology, genetic and neuroimaging issues, diagnostic overlaps, associated dysfunctions, evaluation and management, outcomes and future directions.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This activity is intended for physicians, pediatricians, neurodevelopmentalists, developmental-behavioral pediatricians, child neurologists, child psychiatrists, educators, nurses, occupational therapists, psychologists, speech and language pathologists, physical therapists, physician assistants and social workers.

OBJECTIVES

After attending this activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Discuss the inter-relationships between cognition, motor and behavior disorders of childhood
  • Recognize and diagnose developmental coordination disorder
  • Define the contents of a successful outcome for children with motor disorders
  • Develop a reasoned evaluation for children who present with hypotonia

For More Information

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