Paediatric Division: Basic Standing and the Use of Standers
Title: Basic Standing and the Use of Standers
Speaker: Ginny Paleg
Date: Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. EST
Location: PD Marketplace
Registration Fees: CPA Members - $20; Non-Members - $25
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Ginny Paleg, DScPT is a paediatric PT from Silver Spring, Maryland. She has worked at NIH, HSC Pediatric Center (where she ran a one-week intensive program and was part of the team that started the equipment clinic), adult group homes, and in schools. For the past 14 years, she has worked for her local school system in their early intervention program. Ginny earned her Master's degree in Physical Therapy at Emory University and her DScPT at the University of Maryland Baltimore. She is on the editorial board of Rehab Management Magazine. In 2013, she was appointed by her governor to the Maryland Insurance Commission Habilitation work group. Ginny is an active member of the APTA, having served as a state representative and reimbursement specialist. Recently, she has published four peer review journal articles on standing programs, two on gait trainers, and two on power mobility. In 2016, Ginny was an invited visiting faculty member in Barcelona, Spain, presented at the European Academy of Childhood Disability, International Early Intervention Conference and European Seating Symposium. She is certified for General Movement Assessment, a tool which has a 92-98% success rate at identifying which 2-5 month old infants will have cerebral palsy. Ginny specializes in assessment and interventions for children at the GMFCS Levels IV and V.