The On Time Mobility Framework
“On Time Mobility” is a term coined to reflect best practices towards providing hours of daily active mobility opportunities to young children with disabilities, to foster exploration, motor development and socialization.
The Nice F-Words for Children with Medical Complexity
For those of us working with medically fragile children we have our own set of F-words, and none of them unpleasant. Aligned in the framework of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF), the F-words of Fitness, Function, Fun, Friends, and Family provide a lighthearted pathway to rehabilitation and a healthy future for children with disabilities.
Pacer Positioning In Depth
In this video series, Cathy Ripmaster, MSPT presents positioning tips and guidance for the different features of the Pacer gait trainer to address a variety of support needs.
Evidence Based Practice
Updates in Motor Learning
Research continues to increase knowledge in the field of motor learning. Understanding the mechanisms of motor learning can contribute to therapist interventions to further promote motor skills.
Cathy Ripmaster, MSPT demonstrates the chest prompt on the Rifton Pacer and discusses positioning for effective gait training.
Cathy Ripmaster, MSPT demonstrates the arm prompts on the Rifton Pacer and discusses positioning for effective gait training.
Introducing “Pacer Positioning in Depth,” a new video series with Cathy Ripmaster, MSPT. We’ll talk about the various Pacer support and positioning components and demonstrate how to use them.