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Society of Alberta Occupational Therapists

780-803-0350|

February 2021

Online – Disability, Posture and Kids: Therapeutic Positioning Around the Clock

February 5, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
$145 – $245 198 tickets left

Presented by: Tamara Kittelson-Aldred, MS, OTR/L, ATP/SMS The bodies of children with chronic motor impairments often distort as they grow, developing joint contractures and dislocations, scoliosis and kyphosis. The problems start early – often related to habitual postures assumed both day and night – and can worsen quickly during growth spurts. Human beings spend their lives in three orientations - lying, sitting and standing - and for children with limited movement this can become complicated! Too often, the foundational orientation…

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