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Bismarck OTs Earn Certification for Behavioral Disorders

June 27, 2016 - Katie Thorson, Julie Griffin, and Hannah Zimmerman, occupational therapists with Pediatric Therapy Partners, recently earned their certifications in “ODD, ASD, ADHD, and Mood Disorders” through a course training in Bismarck. The course focused on…

SLPs Attend Visual Phonics Training

June 8, 2016 - Speech-language pathologists from Pediatric Therapy Partners in Fargo recently attended certification training in visual phonics. Rachel Olson, Amanda Vanden Hoek, Tessa Samson, Chelsey Brown, and Whitney Holman learned the hand gestures and written…

Murray Completes Level 1 PECS Training

May 6, 2016 - Krista Murray, a speech-language pathologist in Bismarck, recently completed Level 1 Training in the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS). PECS was developed in 1985 as a unique augmentative/alternative communication intervention package for…

SLP Continues Learning on Executive Functions

May 5, 2016 - Speech-language pathologist Diane Peterson recently attended a training on “Executive Dysfunction and the Disorganized Child” focused on understanding executive function, how intelligence and language play a role, helping a child overcome the…

Early Interventionists Learn Infant Massage Techniques

April 28, 2016 - Early interventionists Lindsay Costello and Dawne Schmid with Early Intervention Partners attended a three-day training on infant massage. Costello and Schmid felt the course was highly beneficial. They learned massage techniques and practiced…

Occupational Therapists Learn New NDT Applications

April 17, 2016 - Occupational therapists from Pediatric Therapy Partners attended training entitled “Contemporary NDT Treatment of the Baby and Young Child.” Alyssa Sauvageau, Cassandra Borlaug, Carlie Rinas, and Katelyn Frappier learned observational assessment;…

Becoming "Social Savvy" in Bismarck

March 31, 2016 - Krista Murray and Amy Peterson, both speech-language pathologists at Pediatric Therapy Partners in Bismarck, recently attended a training entitled “Social Savvy: Social Skills in the School Setting.” Murray and Peterson both found the course most…

Speech Therapist Attends Eisenberg's Course

February 18, 2016 - Pediatric Therapy Partners’ Fargo speech language pathologist Diane Peterson recently completed a continuing education course by Gary Eisenberg, Ph.D., focusing on autism, ADHD, and sensory issues in children. While taking the course, attendees…

"Eyesight to Insight" Inspires New Vision in Therapy Approaches

October 9, 2015 - Gina Czmowski, occupational therapist with Pediatric Therapy Partners in Fargo, attended the “Eyesight to Insight” training in Atlanta, GA. A highlight of the program was Astronaut Training, a specialized sound activated vestibular-visual protocol…

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