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Go Baby Go! Workshop and Build

July 28 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

$150

Course Description: 

This course will expand your knowledge and understanding of how advances in science and technology can be used in pediatric rehabilitation.  It will explore barriers and solutions to optimizing their benefits and taking them out of therapy rooms and into the schools, home and community. This hands-on workshop will provide you with an opportunity to design and adapt a Go Baby Go car for a child with mobility issues under the expert guidance of Cole Galloway.
 

Projected Learning Outcomes:

  • Learn about the impact of facilitating early mobility in infants and toddlers with disabilities, emphasizing new technologies and adaptive equipment.
  • Learn how to problem solve technical difficulties to find practical, cost effective solutions.
  • Develop skills by participating in a hands-on workshop to adapt a toy car for specific therapeutic gains.

Target Audience:

PTs, OTs, AT Specialists, Engineers

CEU’s:

Pre-approved for 7.0 hours by the Kentucky OT and PT licensing boards

Presenter:

Dr. James C. (Cole) Galloway, Ph.D., PT, Director of the Pediatric Mobility Lab and Design Studio, and Professor of Physical Therapy, University of Delaware. Dr. Galloway began focusing on young children following a Postdoctoral Fellowship with Dr. Esther Thelen. Dr. Galloway’s research focuses on how multiple biological, psychological and environmental factors contribute to the emergence of exploratory behaviors. Current projects focus on advancing the technology and training to assist children in maximizing their daily exploration, specifically combining low and high tech into ‘Go Tech’.  He was awarded the APTA’s Outstanding New Academic Faculty Member (2005) and the Pediatrics Section’s Research Award (2009).  Below is a link to a TEDMED talk by Dr. Galloway.

https://tedmed.com/talks/show?id=292991

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Registration fee is non-refundable but may be transferred to another attendee.

If paying by check, space is not reserved until payment has been received.

Details

Date:
July 28
Time:
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
$150
Event Category:
Website:
https://wfcampus.givezooks.com/events/gobabygo-workshop-and-build

Organizer

Cindy Huston
Phone:
270-852-1488
Email:
CHuston@wendellfoster.org
Website:
www.wendellfoster.org

Venue

Wendell Foster’s Young Meeting House
815 Triplett St
Owensboro, KY 42303 United States
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Phone:
270-683-4517

Address

Wendell Foster
815 Triplett Street
P.O. Box 1668
Owensboro, KY 42303

Phones

Phone: 270-683-4517
Toll Free: 877-932-2678