Evans-Rogers博士在密蘇里大學哥倫比亞分校獲得PT學士學位; 弗吉尼亞州諾福克市Old Dominion大學的特殊教育理學碩士; 和猶他州普羅沃落基山大學的博士學位。她於1996年被認證為APTA董事會認證的兒科物理治療臨床專家，並於2006年和2016年重新認證。除了完成1988年腦性麻痺兒童治療和管理的NDTA證書課程外，她還完成了高級嬰兒課程1998年，並參加了其他高級課程。 她曾在1997 - 2000年和2004年10月至2006年5月擔任NDTA董事會成員。1992年至1995年，她擔任Old Dominion大學碩士PT課程的兼職教授。她曾在各種環境中工作，包括私人診所，學校，門診和醫院環境。Debbie目前是NDTA PT講師。她與家人住在德克薩斯州休斯頓，並與德克薩斯大學醫學分校ECI項目合作。
Debbie Evans-Rogers, PT, PhD, PCS, C/NDT, is a pediatric physical therapist with 30+ years of experience specializing in assessment, treatment and research in children with neuromotor involvement. She is trained in pediatric NDT and baby treatment and is an NDTA PT Coordinator Instructor. She has worked in a variety of physical therapy settings including private practice, schools, early intervention, home health, acute care, NICU, and outpatient hospital settings. She received her MS degree in Special Education from Old Dominion University and her PhD in Pediatric Science from Rocky Mountain University in Provo, Utah. She currently resides in Houston, Texas with her family.
This 3-day beginner level course will focus on introducing pediatric PTs, OTs, and SLPs to NDT (Neuro-Developmental Treatment) handling techniques for the pediatric client with neuromotor challenges. Information presented will address current NDT principles including beginning assessment/evaluation and problem-solving handling techniques. Participants will be assisted to improve their observational skills and direct handling skills while problem solving using NDT techniques to improve function for their pediatric clients. Both didactic lecture and hands-on labs will be presented throughout this course. Therefore, it is recommended that participants bring comfortable clothing for treatment labs. In addition to didactic information, direct handling with lab partners using problem-solving will enhance learning. Discussion will be included addressing current trends in pediatrics. Equipment:It is recommended if available for each participant to bring a doll 18-24 inches long with movement available at shoulders and hips. These dolls will be utilized during labs in addition to lab partners in order to practice techniques.
COURSE OBJECTIVES Course participants will learn to: