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Keeping Children Engaged with Wheeled Pediatric Mobility Technologies

Customizing the technology to fit the child’s needs helps provide movement and positioning options that help children engage with their peers and the environment. An exclusive feature for Rehab Management by Melanie R. Connel, PT, DPT; Teresa Adkison, PTA; and Kathryn D. Letourneau, PT, DPT, of The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital, Bethany, Okla.

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When Pediatric Weight-Bearing Takes a Stand

Mobility technologies for children provide exciting and beneficial options, but require careful consideration. A feature for Rehab Management by Jean Murby, PT, PCS; Christa Rocco, DPT; Kristen Lally, DPT; Marianna DiMaggio, DPT; and Stacey Zalanowski, DPT.

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Considerations in Pediatric Mobility

The what, when, why, and how of decision-making when choosing a device. Article written by Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center staff members Bobbi Ann Jurena, MOT, OTR/L, Briana D. McClintock, MS, OTR/L, and Shannon E. Spady, PT, MPT.

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What Moves You?

Teaching mobility versus developing motor skills based on the developmental continuum. by Michelle Fox-Hustwaite, MA, OTR/L, ATP  Upon researching developmental milestones for children, a variety of charts will be found that present physical, cognitive, communication, and social lists of skills. These lists include ages at which most children develop each skill. The Centers for Disease […]

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