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Aquatic Sensory Integration for the Child

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Hot Tub Party
Shower Picnic
Car Wash
Get Dressed Relay
Wall Blasters
Feed the Dolphin
(and over 50 more innovative play-based exercises)

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Issue #34   20 Apr 2009
Contamination Nightmare
hazmat manThis firsthand account from Aquatics International reveals how a crypto outbreak can infect not just your patients, but also the media, the public and your staff's morale.

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Minneapolis Peds Course is Now a GO!
kids jumping Professional development that's both satisfying and enjoyable?
What a concept!

Love kids? Need CEUs? Then come join us for this 3-day lab-intensive early intervention aquatic therapy class as we show you how to combine innovative play-based treatment strategies with manual therapy techniques for tackling sensory-motor deficits in the pool.

Aquatic Therapy
for the Pediatric Therapist

May 21-23, 2009
Minneapolis, MN

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Note: We've had an instructor change and Andrea Salzman, MS, PT, will now be teaching this class. Course content remains the same.
Bellarmine Seeking Autism Grant
kids in diving masks Qualitative changes from aquatic therapy piqued Kentucky researcher's curiosity
The results of a small autism pool-therapy study in Louisville did not turn out as planned. But while the children showed little improvement in standardized tests, it was their progress in social language and interaction that intrigued Beth Ennis, assistant professor of physical therapy at Bellarmine University. So much so that she is now looking to expand it to a full-year research program to find out more.
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THR: More Proof That Water Works
Post-op total hip patients have are tailor-made for the pool. Yet, they are often prevented from entering the pool until they "fail" land-based therapy. See what researchers found can be done when you allow these patients to get in the water and go!

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Register early for our Minneapolis pediatric seminar 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 activities for treating the special-needs child. You will also receive a seminar handout bursting with 100 pages of lab notes, bibliographies and post-test for CEU credit for your whole staff.

To get this FREE gift, you must register by April 24th, 2009.