Leckey Learn

Helping to build a community of experts through our educational training courses.

At Leckey, we believe in knowledge sharing and helping develop the skills of therapists, so that together we can help enable children with special needs to access their full potential.

Overview

As part of this vision, we are delighted to offer a range of FREE, comprehensive and interactive online educational courses. All our courses focus on innovative approaches and offer practical real-world techniques which are based on the latest evidence and best practice.

Take a look below at the list of courses on offer to help expand learning at any stage of your career. Further details can be found in course content below.

  • Toileting strategies for neurodisability - how to unlock potential
  • Child-active seating: MDT approach to supportive seating
  • Child-active standing: MDT approach to supported standing
  • Getting the most from postural management equipment
  • The development of posture & motor control
  • Early Intervention (EI) strategies to advance posture and motor control

COURSE TITLE 

LEARNING GOALS

SUITABLE FOR

Toileting strategies for neurodisability – how to unlock potential Gain confidence and success in guiding and supporting families through the toileting process by learning about innovative, multi-dimensional approaches and practical and motivating strategies you can adopt
  • OTs - all levels of experience
  • Nursing
  • Educational staff
  • Parents
Child-active seating: A MDT approach to supportive seating Gain an understanding of seating assessment principles and learn techniques to configure postural supports to maximise function and promote a child-active posture
  • PT and OTs involved in seating
Child-active standing: A MDT approach to supported standing Expand understanding of child-active interventions and joint approaches for prescription with a focus on active vs passive standing, social inclusion and communication
  • Early career PTs and OTs
  • Educational staff
  • Parents
Getting the most from postural management equipment Gain awareness of the relationship between posture and function, building an understanding of the benefits of appropriate use of postural management equipment for activity and comfort
  • Early career therapists
  • Therapy assistants, Educational staff Parents
The development of posture and motor control Gain an understanding of the maturation of the nervous system, how this leads to the sequential development of head and trunk control and recognise the impact of cultural norms and ‘training’ on motor development
  • OTs, PTs, all levels of experience
EI strategies to advance posture and motor control* Expand your understanding on the need for early diagnosis and intervention and the importance of task-orientated and child-initiated therapy. Learn more about practical strategies and therapy ideas for EI programmes
  • Paediatric PTs
New Perspectives on Cerebral Palsy Hip Health - Applying the Latest Evidence to Practice disability Explore emerging research on how muscle physiology and activation affect bone morphology and joint formation. New approaches and best practice will be examined to challenge thinking and open the door to real-world techniques which can be applied to clinical practice.
  • Experienced OTs and PTs

 

* This course follows naturally from ‘The development of posture and motor control’ course.

Book a Course

Most of these courses last for 1 hour, however some may be run in conjunction with one another to make up a half-day session. 

If you would like to combine courses, these can be run as morning-lunchtime sessions and will include refreshments/lunch. ** Please note courses are currently being held online. 

To find out more and enquire about availability, contact hello@leckey.com or (+44) 28 9260 0750.

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Our Leckey Clinical team have an extensive range of skills from Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Bioengineering.

Available in 20+ countries

We work closely with over 20+ global partners who distribute the Leckey family of products throughout the world.

To get in touch or to become a Leckey distributor, please email hello@leckey.com or call us on (+44) 28 9260 0750.

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