Rifton’s New Size 1 Stander
Rifton’s all-new Size 1 Stander offers full hip abduction, easy transfers in both supine and prone configuration, effortless body tilt and height adjustment.
Achieving Optimal Toilet Positioning
For a child with multiple physical challenges, toileting is often regarded as an interruption to daily activities and an added burden. Continuing initiatives around health and disability, however, recast toileting as a critical intervention.
Death of a Father and a Founder
Last month saw the death of one of Rifton’s founding fathers. Jerry Voll grew up in Louisville, Kentucky, and studied for the ministry at Lancaster Theological Seminary in Pennsylvania.
Rifton – Who We Are
Rifton is dedicated to the idea that people with disabilities are entitled to the same opportunities as the rest of us.
Part 3: The Application of GAS to the IEP Process
Best practice in educational goal writing is for a goal to be discipline-free and reflective of meaningful outcomes, not only for the current IEP cycle but looking forward. Given the one variable requirement of GAS, how does this process work when developing team-oriented goals?
Part 2: What Is Goal Attainment Scaling?
Goal Attainment Scaling (GAS) is a client-centric, criterion referenced measure of progress, responsive to minimally significant changes in a specific outcome, whether it be an individual goal or a functional goal.
Part 1: Why Goal Attainment Scaling?
In March 2017, the Supreme Court ruled on the case of Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District. Endrew F. was a student with autism who for years had made only minimal educational gains under the IEP developed by his school, causing his parents to transfer him to a private school.
Postural management during waking and sleeping hours is paramount to health and well-being as well as a child’s future functional ability. Learn more from an expert in the UK.