presented by Michelle L. Lange
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Michelle L. Lange, OTR/L, ABDA, ATP/SMS
Michelle is an occupational therapist with nearly 30 years of experience in the area of assistive technology. She is the former Clinical Director of The Assistive Technology Clinics of The Children’s Hospital of Denver and has been in private practice at Access to Independence, Inc. for 10 years. Michelle’s work in assistive technology covers a…Read full bio
1. Positioning the Head: Causes and General Intervention
This chapter will present causes of decreased or lack of head control and present general strategies to optimize head control. An upright head is critical to vision, breathing and swallowing.
2. Positioning the Head: Decreased Head Control
This chapter will address clients who have decreased head control and interventions to facilitate a more upright head, including posterior head supports.
3. Positioning the Head: No Head Control
This chapter will address clients with little or no head control who require support posteriorly, but also anteriorly.