Join this workshop and Sheila will facilitate your;
Understanding the need for a M.A.T. Assessment
Covering all aspects of the assessment related not only to the physical assessment, but also cognition and reflexes
Postural tendencies through the growing years
Spine, pelvis and limb growth and development related to a seated posture
Understanding of three point positioning
Primitive reflexes affecting seating choices
Gravitational forces related to postural control and positioning
ABOUT THE PRESENTER:
Sheila Buck is an occupational therapist who has been working in the field of seating and mobility for over 20 years. She has presented papers and workshops at national and international conferences on topics of basic and advanced positioning with emphasis on pressure management, cognitive functioning and maintaining independent living skills and restraint reduction.
Sheila is the owner of Therapy NOW! Inc., in Southern Ontario, CANADA. Therapy NOW! is an occupational therapy company providing private consultation and education on seating and mobility assessments and prescription.
Most recently, Sheila has authored a clinical guide for seating and mobility titled: 'More Than 4 Wheels: Applying clinical practice to seating, mobility and assistive technology'.
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