The Divisions of Occupational and Physical Therapy and Therapeutic Recreation provide recent presentations led by staff from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital – including international, national, regional and local audiences.

International Presentation: The Impact of Brachial Plexus Injuries on Families and Social Functioning in Youth 
Presenter: Allison Allgier
Date: May 24, 2013 at the XVIII International Symposium on Brachial Plexus Surgery Club A. Narakas in Switzerland

Regional Presentation: Rehabilitation after ACL Reconstruction:  Moving Towards a Clinical Practice Guideline 
Co-Presenter: Mark Paterno
Date: May 17, 2013 at Children's Hospital Mercy, Kansas City, MO.

Regional Presentation : Return to Sports after ACL Reconstruction:  How Objective is your Return to Sports?  
Co-Presenter : Mark Paterno
Date: May 17, 2013 at Children's Hospital Mercy, Kansas City, MO.

National Presentation: Video-Based Modeling in Children with Autism: ADLs and IADLs
Co-Presenter: Karen Harpster
Date: April 27, 2013 in San Diego, CA.

National Presentation: Rehabilitation after Articular Cartilage Injury in the Knee:  Post-Operative Program 
Co-Presenter: Mark Paterno
Date: April 27, 2013 in San Diego, CA

National Presentation: Efficacy of an intensive, virtual reality based upper extremity program 
Presenter: Karen Harpster
Date: April 27, 2013 in San Diego, CA

National Presentation: Use of Video-Based Modeling in Children with Autism Poster 
Co-Presenter: Kristen N. Brevoort
Date: April 24, 2013

National Presentation: Rehabilitation after ACL Reconstruction in a Pediatric Population 
Co-Presenter: Mark Paterno
Date: April 21, 2013 at the 3rd Annual Pediatric Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Conference:  Managing Injury in the Young Athlete (Cincinnati, OH)

National Presentation: Rehabilitation after OCD and ACL Injuries:  Lab 
Co-Presenter: Mark Paterno
Date: April 21, 2013 at the 3rd Annual Pediatric Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Conference:  Managing Injury in the Young Athlete (Cincinnati, OH) 

Regional Presentation: Evidence-Based Rehabilitation of Stress Fractures in Runners 
Presenter:  Jeffrey A. Taylor-Haas
Date: April 21, 2013 at the 3rd Annual Pediatric Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Conference:  Managing Injury in the Young Athlete (Cincinnati, OH)

National Presentation: Pediatric Sportsmedicine:  A Call to Action 
Co-Presenter: Mark Paterno
Date: April 20, 2013 at the 3rd Annual Pediatric Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Conference:  Managing Injury in the Young Athlete (Cincinnati, OH)

National Presentation: Serial Casting for Individuals with Neuromotor Impairments 
Co-Presenter: Molly K. Thomas
Date: April 20, 2013 at the Carle Rehabilitation Institute in Urbana, IL.

Local Presentation: Neuromuscular Disorders 
Co-Presenter: Michelle N. McGuire
Date: March 28, 2013 at the University of Cincinnati

Regional Presentation: CP Tests and Measures 
Co-Presenter: Allison Allgier
Date: March 16, 2013 at the Cerebral Palsy Conference at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital 

Regional Presentation: Upper Extremity Splinting for Cerebral Palsy 
Co-Presenter: Jenny Dorich
Date: March 16, 2013 at the Cerebral Palsy Conference at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

Regional Presentation: Low Tech Assistive Technology for Written Expression 
Co-Presenter: David Neises
Date: March 16, 2013 at the Cerebral Palsy Conference at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

Local Presentation: Evidence-Based Rehabilitation of a High Ankle Sprain 
Co-Presenter: Jeffrey A. Taylor-Haas
Date: March 9, 2013 at the Wellington Sports Medicine Conference

Local Presentation: Use of Video-Based Modeling in Children with Autism 
Co-Presenter: Kristen N. Brevoort
Date: February, 21, 2013 at Cincinnati Children’s (Grand Rounds) 

Local Presentation: Be Up on Down Syndrome 
Co-Presenter: Emily A. Mertz
Date: February 14, 2013 at Xavier University

Local Presentation: Evaluation & Treatment of Post-Concussive Vestibular Symptoms 
Co-Presenter: Gretchen A. Mueller
Date: Jan. 25, 2013 at Wright State University

National Presentation: Rehabilitation of Upper Extremity Injuries in the Pediatric Athlete 
Co-Presenter: Mark Paterno
Date: Jan. 25, 2013 at Vail, CO

National Presentation: Attrition in a Pediatric Weight Managment Program 
Co-Presenter: Amber N. Boyd
Date: Jan. 24, 2013 

National Presentation: ACL Injuries in the Adolescent Female Athlete: Prevention and Post-Injury Management 
Co-Presenter: Mark Paterno
Date: Jan. 24, 2013 in San Diego, CA

National Presentation: Hip Abduction Strength Predicts Second Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injury 
Presenter: Mark Paterno
Date: Jan. 24, 2013 at the APTA Combined Sections Meeting in San Diego, CA

National Presentation: The Utility of Limb Symmetry Indices in Return to Sport Assessment 
Presenter: Christian M. Zwolski
Date: Jan. 23, 2013 at the APTA Combined Sections Meeting in San Diego, CA

National Presentation: Individuals with Developmental Disabilities and Voter Technology Training 
Co-Presenter: Amanda A. Jones
Date: Dec. 4, 2012 in Washington, DC

Regional Presentation: Pediatric Rehabilitation:  Inpatient to Outpatient 
Co-Presenter: Elizabeth A. Warnken
Date: Nov. 27, 2012 at Ohio State University

Regional Presentation: Ehlers Danlos and Hypermobility Syndromes:  Evidence Based Practice Presentation 
Co-Presenter: Paula G. Melson
Date: Nov. 17, 2013 at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Best Practice Conference

National Presentation: No Two Zebras Have the Same stripes 
Co-Presenter: Stephanie Powell
Date: Nov. 17, 2012 at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Best Practice Conference 

National Presentation: Pediatric Scar Management: Best Practice Based on Current Evidence 
Co-Presenter: Patricia A. Sharp
Date: Nov. 17, 2012 at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Best Practice Conference

International Presentation: Best Practices in Pediatric Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy 2012 
Co-Presenter: Elizabeth Bauer
Date: Nov. 17, 2012 at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Best Practice Conference

Local Presentation: Use of psychology degree in OT 
Co-Presenter: Amy M. Drees
Date: Nov. 15, 2012 at Xavier University

Regional Presentation: SI:  EBP Implications for 2013 
Presenter: Heidi L. Clippard
Date: Nov. 8, 2012 at Cincinnati Children’s Hosptial

Regional Presentation: Post-Operative Rehabilitation ;  Return to Sport Decisions after ACL Reconstruction 
Presenter: Mark Paterno
Date: Nov. 2, 2012 in Cincinnati, OH 

National Presentation: Swim for Life - Aquatic Therapy with Children having Brachial Plexus Injuries 
Presenter: Allison Allgier
Date: Oct. 23, 2012 in Miami, FL

Local Presentation: Combining OT & ST 
Co-Presenter: Amy M. Johnson
Date: Oct. 8, 2012 at the University of Cincinnati

International Presentation: Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy for Patients with Epidermolysis Bullosa 
Presenter: Kristina M. Steinau
Date: Sept. 26, 2012 in Toronto, Canada

International Presentation: Intensive Therapy Programming: A Model for Intervention in Cerebral Palsy 
Co-Presenters: Kristen N. Brevoort and Karen Harpster
Date: Sept. 15, 2012 in Toronto, Canada

Local Presentation: PT Hematology Oncology 
Presenter: Mariann L. Strenk
Date: Sept. 14, 2012 at the University of Cincinnati

Local Presentation: Objectifying your Return to Sports Decision Making 
Co-Presenter: Mark Paterno
Date: Sept. 1, 2012 at the University of Cincinnati School of Medicine

Regional Presentation: Physical and Occupational Therapy Management of EDS / Hypermobility 
Co-Presenter: Paula G. Melson
Date: Aug. 18, 2012 at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

National Presentation: Physical Therapy Management of Pediatric EDS / Joint Hypermobility 
Co-Presenter: Paula G. Melson
Date: Aug. 17, 2012 at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center

National Presentation: Pediatric Physical Therapy for HM/EDS
Co-Presenter: Stephanie F. Powell
Date: Aug. 10, 2012 at the 7.25 EU course through Cincinnati Children’s 

National Presentation: Pediatric Physical Therapy for patients with HD / EDS
Co-Presenter: Stephanie F. Powell
Date: Aug. 10, 2013 at the Ehlers Danlos National Foundation Annual Patient Conference 

National Presentation: Development of a Pediatric Scar Management Program
Presenter: Patricia A. Sharp
Date: Aug. 3, 2102 in Provo, UT  

Regional Presentation: Physical and Occupational Therapy for the Child with Epidermolysis Bullosa
Co-Presenter: Carrissa M. Shotwell
Date: July 31, 2012 in Cincinnati  

National Presentation: Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy in EB
Presenter: Kristina M. Steinau
Date: July 26, 2012 in Orlando, Florida  

National Presentation: Short Supply Drugs: Shinning a Light on the Gray Market
Presenter: David C. Mayhaus
Date: July 25, 2012  

National Presentation: Diagnosis and Management of Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Knee and Elbow
Presenter: Mark Paterno
Date: July 11, 2012 in Baltimore, MD  

Local Presentation: CMT: An Evidence-Based Approach to Evaluation and Treatment
Presenter: Nancy B. Muir
Date: June 12, 2012 at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia 

National Presentation: Adolescents Engaged in at Least Five Hours of Physical Activity Weekly Show Nume
Co-Presenter: Betsy K. Donahoe-Fillmore
Date: June 12, 2012 in San Diego, CA. 

Local Presentation: SI and Individuals with ASD
Co-Presenter: Amy M. Johnson
Date: June 1, 2012 at Stepping Stones Camp (Batavia, Ohio)