Nicklaus Children’s Hospital physical therapists will discuss the importance of tummy time, play strategies for appropriate milestones and development in infants during the first 12 months of life.
Some of the most commonly asked questions that will be addressed include:
- Does your baby like tummy time?
- Why is tummy time so important?
- Do you feel your child is behind on his/her milestones?
Ideas for baby play will be addressed.
Sherry G. Hudson MSPT, DPT received her master’s degree in physical therapy from the University of Miami. To improve her clinical and evidence-based practice, she later went on to receive her transitional doctorate degree in physical therapy from Northeastern University in Boston. She has 27 years of experience as a pediatric physical therapist and has earned the title of Clinical Specialist in her area at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. She is certified in a number of treatment modalities including: Theratogs (Level I and II), hippotherapy, aquatic therapy, treatments in patients with muscular dystrophy, vestibular rehabilitation, pediatric massage therapy and therapeutic taping.
Carla L. Mendoza PT, MSPT received her master’s degree in physical therapy from Florida International University. She has 14 years of experience and earned the title of Clinical Specialist in her area at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. She is certified in a number of treatment modalities and assessments including Theratogs (Level I and II), general movements assessment, treatments of patients with muscular dystrophy and pediatric massage therapy.
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Cost: Free with registration.