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.
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.
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.
Get Active, Get Ahead
Lori Potts, PT shares inspirations and ideas towards creating inclusive environments and effective functional fitness initiatives for children in adaptive equipment, to promote better health and quality of life.
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.
Positioning for Functional Seating
Active sitting promotes trunk and head control and can improve a child’s posture and functional use of the arms and head. Learn how to position and adjust an adaptive chair to encourage active sitting.