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Defying the VGB Act
Burkinis Anyone?
Aims and Ambitions for 2009
Hope for the Timid
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Aquatic Sensory Integration for the Child

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100 pages
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90 minutes
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samples of aquatic sensory integration techniques
stations you can create yourself
1.5 credits
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Spring 2009 Seminars
Peds Aquatic Therapy
Mar 19-21--Durham, NC
Mar 27-28--San Mateo, CA
May 21-23--Mpls, MN

Peggy Schoedinger
Apr 17-19--Sarasota, FL

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Issue #21   12 Jan 2009
Virginia Grahame Baker Update
do not enterPools staying open despite new federal pool drain regulations

Some pools, faced with shut down and loss of revenue because of the newly passed Virginia Grahame Baker Act, are taking advantage of poor enforcement and incoherent state regulations and remaining open. If you are a pool operator experiencing drain cover back-orders or you don't have $200,000 to retrofit your sump, you aren't alone and you may not be in violation, either, if you stay open.

Read how others are staying open...
Muslims and the Water
muslims at the pool
For some of you, integrating foreign patients into a hydrotherapy regimen has just been limited to language barriers. Now, with the influx of Muslims from the Middle East and Africa, it's become a major challenge, especially for burka-clad females. If you are situated near a growing Islamic community or work in a university environment, this article may give you some ideas on how to overcome religious objections and get these patients in the water.

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January Survey: What's Your New Year's Resolutions
champaign How did last year go for you? Was it over in a flash or do you hope there won't be another one like it? Now that 2008 is in your rear-view mirror, we'd like to get you on the right track for the new year by helping set your sights on some personal, business and professional goals.

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Pediatric Confidence-Builder
do not enterNC seminar helps open up treatment options for the special-needs child

Have a heart for emotionally-challenged kids but are too scared to treat them because you've never been properly trained? Then come join Andrea Salzman in North Carolina as she shows you how to tackle the sensory and physical deficits of children through water-based intervention. Register now for this intensive 3-day hands-on course and get the confidence you need to open up your mind to new peds ideas.

When: Mar 19-21, 2009
Where: Durham, NC
Cost: $595
Early Bird Offer: see coupon below

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Register for our March Pediatric Aquatic Therapy courses in North Carolina and California by the 2/6/09 Early Bird date and receive our new Aquatic Sensory Integration DVD for free. Included with this break-through video, you get the low-down on over 60 innovative aquatic techniques for treating the special-needs child. You will also receive a seminar handout bursting with 100 pages of lab notes, bibliographies and a self-test for CEU credit. What a perfect way to get amped up in time for our new 2009 classes.
Offer Expires: February 6, 2009