As therapists, when we treat the causes and symptoms of motor delays, we can utilize alternate brain pathways to improve the effects of therapy.
Through neuroplasticity, we have the power to make this happen! It acts as an adaptive mechanism to compensate for lost connection allowing us to maximize remaining function!
From congenital abnormalities (Downs Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Angelman Syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome and more….) to traumatic brain injuries, this course delivers new and exciting ideas on how to detour around damage and incorporate viable nervous system connections.
Dr. Karen Pryor, PT, DPT, will teach you:
How therapy can change the brain and how neuroplasticity will improve motor skills in a child’s development
Creative and evidenced-based approaches to incorporate into a multisensory learning experience
The importance of diverse and novel activities during treatment sessions
The link between primitive reflexes and development
How to evaluate the influence of primitive reflexes and effects on the
CNS developmental stages relating to motor function
Video case studies will demonstrate changes before and after integrative neuroplasticity treatments. The therapy techniques you learn in this course can easily be integrated into the clinic or home the next day, leading to increased developmental success.
Karen Pryor 博士，PT，DPT，將教您：
與運動功能相關的 CNS 發育階段
Karen Pryor, PhD, PT, DPT, CH, CFPS, has a doctorate in physical therapy and has practiced for 40 years in the field. Dr. Pryor is the owner of Health Sphere Wellness Center, an integrative therapy clinic in Nashville, Tennessee. Involved with early intervention in the birth-three population for over 30 years, she has developed neuroplasticity techniques that are used in a wide variety of settings, including homes, childcare centers, and school systems, to advanced pediatric therapy programs. Dr. Pryor serves on several boards, including the Leadership Interagency Council for Early Intervention (2014-2019), a position to which she was appointed by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam. In 2010, she received the President’s Volunteer Service Award for her contributions to the advanced treatment of children from President Barack Obama. In addition to her work with children, Dr. Pryor has served as an adjunct professor at the Tennessee State University Occupational Therapy Assistant program. She is a clinical instructor for several universities and colleges. With her years of experience and passion for complete wellness, Dr. Pryor advances a more expansive view of how to integrate therapy throughout the lifespan by using neuroplasticity techniques.
Karen Pryor，博士，PT，DPT，CH，CFPS，物理治療博士學位，並在該領域 40 年。Pryor 博士是 Health Sphere Wellness Center 的所有者，這是一家位於田納西州納什維爾的綜合治療診所。30 多年來，她一直致力於對三胎人口進行早期干預，她開發了神經可塑性技術，這些技術可用於各種環境，包括家庭、兒童保育中心和學校系統，以及先進的兒科治療計劃。Pryor 博士在多個委員會任職，包括早期干預領導機構間委員會 (2014-2019)，她由田納西州州長 Bill Haslam 任命擔任該職位。2010 年，她從巴拉克奧巴馬總統那裡獲得了總統志願服務獎，以表彰她對兒童先進治療的貢獻。除了她與孩子們的工作，博士。Pryor 曾擔任田納西州立大學職業治療助理項目的兼職教授。她是多所大學和學院的臨床講師。憑藉多年的經驗和對完全健康的熱情，Pryor 博士提出了一個更廣泛的觀點，即如何通過使用神經可塑性技術在整個生命週期中整合治療。