Baby Treatment Based on Ndt Principles 1st Edition
by Lois Bly (Author), Ron Medvescek (Photographer), Allison Whiteside (Foreword)
Using techniques based on neuro-developmental treatment (NDT) principles, this manual helps therapists facilitate function in babies
who have neurological disorders. The manual provides step-by-step instructions and photographs demonstrating positioning techniques
and how to facilitate function. It is written by the co-author of the best-selling Facilitation Techniques Based on NDT Principles.
Provides a step-by-step guide of goal-directed movements
Helps to increase a baby's muscle extensibility and joint range of
Includes strategies for observing and evaluating infants' movements
About the Author
Lois Bly, M.A., PT, is a teacher and consultant and maintains a private practice in Maryland. She has worked for many years as a physical therapist, treating babies with developmental disabilities and children with cerebral palsy. Since 1980, she has taught numerous workshops, seminars, NDT basic courses, and advanced Baby Courses throughout the United States, Australia, Brazil, Argentina, and South Africa. She received her Master of Arts degree in Motor Learning from Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, New York, and her Bachelor of Arts from Thiel College in Greenville, Pennsylvania. She earned a Certificate of Physical Therapy from the D.T. Watson School of Physiatrics in Leetsdale, Pennsylvania, and received her initial training in Neuro-Developmental Treatment (NDT) from Dr. and Mrs. Bobath in London, England.
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Paperback: 272 pages
Publisher: Communication Skill Builders; 1 edition (December 1, 1999)
Product Dimensions: 8 x 0.5 x 10.5 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds