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3
rd Annual – Minnesota School-Based OT/PT Institute

Monday October 8th & Tuesday October 9th, 2018

Minneapolis Marriott Northwest - 7025 Northland Drive North, Brooklyn Park, MN 55428


DAY 1: Monday, October 8th

7:00–8:00

Registration

8:00-9:30

Keynote: Why Equity Matters

Sebastian Witherspoon, Ed.D - Equity Services Director at St. Cloud Area Schools

9:30-10:00

Exhibitor Break

10:00-11:30

1A. Start with the End in Mind! Prognostication & Backward Planning for Pediatric Therapists

Carlo Vialu, PT, MBA

1B. Therapist Collaboration in Schools

Kimberly Wiggins, OTR/L

 

1C. Introduction to "Occupational & Physical Therapy in Educational Setting: A Manual for MN Practitioners"

Lois Lillie, OTR/L

11:30-12:30

Lunch & Exhibitor Break

12:30-2:00

2A. Train the Brain! Motor Learning Principles to Promote Neuroplasticity in Children and Youth with Disabilities

Carlo Vialu, PT, MBA

2B. Visual Skills and Impact on Learning

Kimberly Wiggins, OTR/L

 

2C. Introduction to Evacuation Planning for Student with Physical Impairments

 Kirsten Morton-Aldous, M.Ed & Barb Flynn McColgan, PT, M.Ed & Margaret Knebel, OTR/L M.Ed

2:00-2:30

Exhibitor Break

2:30-4:00

3A. Everything's Measurable! School-based Tests & Measures in 15-minutes or Less

Carlo Vialu, PT, MBA

3B. Using ChromeBooks in Special Education

Kimberly Wiggins, OTR/L

3C. Transportation of Students with Special Needs

Lisa Nippolt & Amy Tiedens, BA

 



DAY 2: Tuesday, October 9th

7:30-8:00

Sign-In

8:00-10:00

4A. PT Evaluation & Intervention for Students with ASD

Bob Barnhart, PT, ScDPT, PCS

4B. Neuronal Group Selection Theory, General Movements & Links to Mental Health

Corri Stuyvenberg, PT, MA, DPT, IMH®-E (II)

4C. Using Yoga as a Therapeutic Intervention for the School Based Physical and Occupational Therapist

Chanda Jothen, PT, DPT & Bethany Carroll, OTR/L

4D. Muscular Dystrophy: Types and Treatment

Molly Stark, PT, DPT

10:00-10:30

Exhibitor Break

10:30-12:30

5A. Treating Pediatric Toe Walking – Is it Idiopathic?

Megan Smith, CO & Faye McNerney, PT,DPT,C/NDT

5B. An Overview of Handwriting Screeners and Assessment Tools

Margaret Knebel OTR/L M.Ed

5C. Ethical Decision Making for School-based Occupational and Physical Therapy Professionals

Gwyneth Straker, PT, MS, CEEAA

**REPEAT of 6C**

5D. The Evolving Natural History of Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Molly Stark, DPT

 

11:30-12:30

Posters & Lunch & Exhibitor Break

1:30-3:30

6A. Orthopedic Surgery in the Treatment of Patients with Cerebral Palsy

Cary Mielke, MD

6B. Family Guided Routines Based Intervention

Stephenie Labandz, PT, DPT & Kathryn Kessel, OTR/L & Miriam Castro Sanjuan, OTR/L

6C. Ethical Decision Making for School-based Occupational and Physical Therapy Professionals

Gwyneth Straker, PT, MS, CEEAA

**REPEAT of 5C**

6D. Just Breathe: Minimizing Postural Deficits Related to Breathing for Children in the School Setting

Julie Christiansen, PTA