Create Your Future Webinar Series 2017
We are excited to share these educational sessions designed to help people living with Spina Bifida to live their best life with intention. Understanding the challenges that come with the diagnosis leads to improved planning so you can put the appropriate accommodations in place for better management. Click on the links below to view the recorded webinars on YouTube and to download the handouts from the presentation.
Charting the LifeCourse – webinar recorded on April 11, 2017
Presented by: Celia Schloemer, Family Support Coordinator
UC University Center of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
Set life goals and identify assets and barriers to achieving them.
Achieving Social Continence – webinar recorded on May 23, 2017
Presented by: Brian VanderBrink, MD
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Urology
Learn up-to-date techniques for bowel and bladder continence across the lifespan from least to most invasive.
Fiber recommendations addressed by Dr. VanderBrink after the live webinar.
Managing Executive Dysfunction – webinar recorded on June 6, 2017
Presented by: Alexa Stern, Graduate Research Assistant with Grayson Holmbeck, PhD
Loyola University Chicago
Executive dysfunction can be a stumbling block to reaching your life goals. Find out how it can complicate Spina Bifida care and learn accommodations you can initiate to manage this challenge.
- Graphic Organizer Comparing Concepts
- Decision Making and Problem Solution Model
- Morning Routine Handout
- Morning Routine Blank Behavior Chart
- Bedtime Routine Chart
Understanding Orthopedic Options – webinar recorded on July 5, 2017
Presented by: Ashlee Bolger, MD
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine
Orthopedic devices are often an essential element for age-appropriate development and personal independence for people with Spina Bifida. Find out about your options and know when to adopt them as part of your everyday ambulation.
Building Your Social Network
Tim Vogt, Executive Director of Starfire Council August 1, 2017
Maximizing You School Experience
Terri Doerr, Parent Mentor Lakota Schools with parent Pam Wendel August 29, 2017