NEW Pediatric Strength Training Course

Bobby Nabeyama picture resizedWe are excited to welcome a new member to our faculty: Bobby Nabeyama, PT, DPT, MS a well respected clinician and dynamic instructor received his BS in psychology from Queens College CUNY, an MS degree and DPT degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Advanced Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis from Queens College.  He currently serves as consultant and evaluator for numerous agencies contracted by the New York City Board of Education.  He served as senior physical therapist and coordinator of education at The Children’s Learning Center and United Cerebral Palsy of Nassau County.  He served as adjunct faculty at Stony Brook University Clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy Program.  He has taught evidence-based practice and the scientific-practitioner model directly to clinicians and students for over a decade.  He also practices within an outpatient setting treating those with numerous disabilities including orthopedic and neurological involvement. 

Bobby will be presenting his acclaimed course:

Positive Functional Outcomes Through Strength Training in Children with Developmental Disabilities
August 26-27, 2016 – Rockford, IL
November 5-6, 2016 – Middletown, NY

Most children with disabilities and motor impairments have strength deficits and weakness-related impairments.  These strength deficits correlate or directly interfere with their functional level and participation across multiple environments including at home and school.  This seminar with focus on how to best apply available literature into clinical and educational practice for optimal outcomes.  Through practice, extensive case problem analysis and discussion, participants will learn best practices in data driven, scientific based interventions for strength, endurance, and function.  This seminar will encourage the success of children with special needs and set up high standards in outcomes.  

This course will help therapists set realistic goals, prioritize treatment and implement successful programs for children with disabilities including cerebral palsy, multiply handicapped, obesity, chronic orthopedic conditions, and autism from preschool through school age, adolescence, and towards adulthood.

Please click here for full details, CEU information, to download a brochure and to register