90 minute - Webinar
Presented by the Aquatic Physical Therapy Section, APTA
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Using Aquatics to treat Children with Special Needs
10:00 am â€“ 11:30 am (Pacific Time) ** 11:00 am â€“ 11:30 pm (Mountain Time)
12:00 pm â€“ 1:30 pm (Central Time) ** 1:00 pm â€“ 2:30 pm (Eastern Time)
Speaker: Beth Ennis, PT, EdD, PCS, ATP
Who Should Attend?
Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, and Students
Overview and Objectives:
This webinar will discuss the use of aquatics as a modality in the treatment of children with a variety of diagnoses. We will discuss literature related to aquatics in pediatrics, body structures and functions impacted, and use of aquatics to improve participation.
Following the presentation, participants will be able to:
1) Discuss a variety of conditions in children that would benefit from the use of aquatics
2) Describe several aquatic activities to address specific body structure and function issues in children with a variety of diagnoses
3) Discuss how the use of aquatic therapy translates to functional activities on land.