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Dual Task Training in Stroke Rehabilitation

Video demonstration from Mike Studer, PT, MHS, NCS, CEEAA, CWT, CSST, FAPTA

Mike Studer, PT, MHS, NCS, CEEAA, CWT, CSST, FAPTA

Unfulfilled rehabilitation potential is one of the greatest losses a stroke patient may face. Learn from Mike Studer, PT, MHS, NCS, CEEAA, CWT, CSST, FAPTA, the importance of dual task training in moving your stroke rehab forward!

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An Evidence-Based Toolkit for Helping COVID-19 Long Haulers

Expert advice for rehab professionals

Karen Pryor, Ph.D., PT, DPT, Shelly Denes, PT, CFPS, C/NDT

Long COVID-19 impacts nearly every system of the body... But it doesn't have to steal your patients' independence and quality of life! Discover the proven strategies you need to assess and treat COVID Long Haulers.

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Coping with ADHD & Heightened Emotions

Free printable exercise to use with adolescent & adult clients

Melissa Springstead Cahill, Psy.D.

People with ADHD feel both positive and negative emotions more intensely and frequently, and often for longer periods of time. With this exercise, clients can learn to respond to emotions mindfully, allowing them to better handle difficult situations.

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Free CE Seminar: Intro to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

Discover how to provide better patient care at a lower overall cost!

Jeannine Noble, PT, MS, RMSK

Revolutionize your clinical practice as you capture high-resolution views of muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves, and joints — on the spot! In this free webinar, Jeannine Noble, PT, MS, RMSK, provides an overview and demonstration of musculoskeletal ultrasound.

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Top 10 Reasons for Costly Rehab Denials

Discover how to avoid wasting your time with incorrect documentation

Megan Reavis, MBA, BS, COTA/L

Documentation is complicated, and there is an increased expectation on rehabilitation professionals to justify their services. Maximize reimbursement by eliminating these 10 common errors from your practice.

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3 Case Studies in Primitive Reflex Treatment

Learn what to look for and how to manage symptoms

Karen Pryor, Ph.D., PT, DPT, Varleisha D. Gibbs, Ph.D., OTD, OTR/L

Get expert advice from a physical therapist and occupational therapist as they walk you through three primitive reflex case studies.

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Harness Your Brain Destiny

How to maximize your brain's health

Promising research is showing us there may be methods to alleviate the risk of early onset Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia! Learn Dr. Sherrie All’s three simple steps for maximum brain investment.

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How to Talk About Feelings with Kids

Watch the Balloon Metaphor Demonstration

We keep holding onto the feelings and eventually we're going to pop. Instead, let's let it out little by little.

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Food Refusal? Try Food Exploring!

How to Help Kids Go Beyond Fast Food

Angela Mansolillo, MA/CCC-SLP, BCS-S

Angela Mansolillo, MA/CCC-SLP, BCS-S, offers helpful tips for feeding therapists and their clients.

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How to Teach a Child with Autism About Personal Space

FREE Video

In this brief video clip, Tara Delaney, MS, OTR/L, describes her easy-to-use method that helps children with autism understand and apply the concept of "personal space," which in turn helps them adapt more easily into social situations.

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