Webinars on Demand

Cerebral Palsy – Part 1:  Seating and Mobility

This webinar focused on defining cerebral palsy, causes, risks factors, classification and description of the different types, as well as specific seating & mobility issues.  Classification is based on type, bodily involvement and severity.  The Gross Motor Functional Classification Scale was discussed as a reference for Cerebral Palsy severity and equipment options. Specific clinical manifestations found in each type of cerebral palsy were explored and seating and mobility options to address these conditions were presented in the context of Convaid and R82 products. Click here to access webinar video.

Cerebral Palsy – Part 2:  Standing and Walking

In this webinar, cerebral palsy definition and classification will very briefly be reviewed, followed by an outline of the use of standers and walkers for specific GMFCS levels. The different types of standers and benefits of standing will be explored. Neuroscience research addressing the positives of independent mobility will be presented as well as individual characteristics of walkers/gait trainers to assist in this endeavor. R 82 products will be emphasized.  Click here to register.

Cerebral Palsy – Part 3:  Use of Home Equipment

This webinar will briefly review cerebral palsy and classification before addressing equipment needs in the home. Equipment to address positioning for feeding, and fine motor activities such as brushing teeth, performing homework or social play will be explored. Hygiene needs, toileting and bathing, will be discussed and equipment options presented with emphasis on Convaid & R82 products.  Click here to register.