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Advanced Level 1

Advanced Level 1

Following the completion of the NDT Foundation Paediatric Course, it is highly recommended that therapists continually update their knowledge and skills. This can be achieved by attending additional courses. This course is aimed at updating and refreshing knowledge and skills gained from a NDT Foundation Paediatric Course. 

  • 5 day in person course
  • 8am - 4pm Lectures
  • Clinical sessions, treatment demonstrations, group work and videos

Course Aim

To refresh and update the skills and knowledge of NDT trained therapists


Full attendance is required

An attendance certificate and CPD points are issued by SANDTA.

Course Leaders

This course is presented by NDT tutors

Who is the course for?

The course is open to therapists who have completed their basic course more than five years ago, or have been out of the field of paediatric neurology for a while since completing the basic course. Any other NDT trained therapists who merely feel they need to refresh their skills and knowledge are welcome.

Course Objectives

  • To improve participants’ evidence-based clinical reasoning skills.
  • To look at the developments and changes of the NDT Approach
  • To refresh the use of the International Classification of Function and Disability (ICF) as a framework of assessment and intervention planning,
  • To apply the use of standardized tests along with observations.
  • To refresh setting realistic measurable goals with the child and family.
  • To introduce refresh and update any relevant aspects of Occupational and Speech Therapy in NDT
  • To improve handling skills.

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