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791: Physiology & Pathophysiology of Neurodevelopmental Disorders – Live Stream

June 28 @ 9:00 AM - June 30 @ 6:00 PM EDT

$1250 – $1450

Dr. Matthew Worth

The Carrick Institute has been a pioneer in the education of clinicians that manage and treat neurological disorders for over 40 years. We are proud to present to you our UPDATED curriculum developed to create the clinicians of the future in the management and treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders. This NEW 6-module program builds on top of current best research and understanding of developmental disorders as well as the latest advancements in their treatment. With an increase in the prevalence of developmental disorders, the need for properly trained clinicians that understand the neurophysiology, know how to make the correct diagnosis, understand the co-management with various levels of healthcare and support, and have mastery of a functional neurology approach to treating these conditions is higher than ever.

Learning Objectives:

  • Incidence and comorbidities of NDD for the infant, toddler, adolescent and adult
  • Review of currently accepted etiologies and management (including medications)
  • Understand CNS developmental disruptions
  • Developmental milestones and effect of delays
  • Identification, pathophysiology and management of neurodevelopmental disorders
  • Creating an evidence-based treatment plan with measurable objective outcomes
  • Examination and management of the:
    • Newborn
    • Toddler
    • Adolescent
  • Brain-Gut Connection
    • Nutritional interventions strategies
  • Impact of primitive reflex development/delay
  • Neuropsychological Testing
    • Neurocognitive testing and interpretation
    • Achievement testing and interpretation
  • The American Disabilities Act
    • Educational Accommodations
      • IEP vs. 504 Plan
  • Interventions and Treatment
    • High-tech and Low-tech neuro-rehabilitation
    • Home-based treatment programs
  • Parenting Strategies
    • Positive vs. negative reinforcement
      • Effects on the brain (gray matter)
  • Practice Management of the Neurodevelopmental Delay Clinic
    • Developing co-management relationships with other professionals
    • Developing YOU as “The Community Expert”
    • Patient and Student Advocacy

What type of conditions/patients will clinicians be able to address?

    • ADD/ADHD VS. Executive Function Disorder
    • Spectrum Disorders
      • Asperger’s Syndrome
      • Mild-Severe Autism
      • Rhett Syndrome
    • Behavioral Disorders
      • OCD
      • Anxiety disorders
      • PDD-NOS
      • ODD
    • Sensory Modulation Disorders (SMD)
    • Intellectual disorders
      • Language and learning
      • Dyslexia

For each module scholars will receive:

  • A flipped classroom to prepare you for the live/live-stream training
  • 3-day 25 neurology training hours live or live-stream with Dr. Worth
  • 1 Year of access to the On-Demand recording of the module
  • 3 months of unlimited access to Medline upon completion of the module

Course Curriculum

Module 1 – Physiology & Pathophysiology of Neurodevelopmental Disorders

  • Physiology
    • Neural development
    • Spatial and Temporal Coherence of the sensory development
    • Spatial and Temporal Coherence of the motor development
    • Development and shaping of the limbic system
  • Disruption of CNS development (Pathophysiology)
    • Neural tube & defects
    • Inborn errors of Metabolism
    • Developmental coordination disorders
    • Developmental intellectual disorders
    • Developmental pervasive disorders
    • Polyvagal theory and its application to developmental disorders

Continuing Education (CE) Information:

Click here to view CE/CEU/CPD
Chiropractic – Approved states: Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Indiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Oregon, Tennessee, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming (Application still required if approved state listed)

Physical Therapist

If you are in need of continuing education hours for a different profession and/or states not listed above, please fill out a CE request with the link below.   Applications must be received 90 days in advance to assist with state board deadlines. 

Click here to apply for CE
If you are in need of continuing education hours for one of the states above OR a state not listed, please fill out a CE request with the link below. Applications must be received 90 days in advance to assist with state board deadlines.
Course Information:
Click here to view live module rules and regulations
Participants must sign in at the beginning of class, and out at the end of class daily to receive course credit. All modules are monitored by an assigned class registrar. If a scholar is not present, the registrar will note this information on the class roster. If you do not check in and out daily, you will not receive credit for your attendance.If at any time you have questions, please email admissions@carrickinstitute.com.

Schedule for Live Stream (EST zone)
Friday | June 28, 2019 | 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday | June 29, 2019 | 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday | June 30, 2019 | 9:00 am – 3:00 pm


June 28 @ 9:00 AM
June 30 @ 6:00 PM
$1250 – $1450
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