Innovative Co-Treatment Therapy Combining Physical and Speech Therapies in an Aquatic Environment- EDT
Presented By: Timothy Williams, PT, DPT, Physical Therapist and Ambyr Henderson, MS, CCC-SLP, Speech and Language Pathologist at Pullman Regional Hospital
In this webinar, Timothy Williams, PT, DPT and Ambyr Henderson, MS, CCC-SLP will present an innovative co-treatment approach utilized within a therapy pool to enhance the outcomes of a child recovering from a brain tumor.
Innovative approaches to therapy are necessary to advance the patient care model, especially in pediatrics. This webinar will show how combining speech and physical therapy treatment in the pool enhanced the therapeutic process and produced exceptional rehabilitation results for one pediatric client. Case history, treatment approach, initial and current results, as well as group therapy trials will be discussed. Videos and pictures will be used throughout the presentation to demonstrate the strategies employed.
AS A RESULT OF ATTENDING THIS WEBINAR, ATTENDEES WILL LEARN:
- Effective use and hypothetical explanations of the success of combined aquatic speech/physical therapy
- Essential components of a co-treatment model in the therapy pool
- Potential future applications of co-treatment therapy in the aquatic environment
This presentation will be followed by a 15-20 minute Q&A session which will allow the audience to ask the presenters questions relative to the material and their experience with aquatics.