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Kiki Dickinson, MPT, PAqI

Kiki Dickinson Instructor Bio:
Kathleen (Kiki) Dickinson, MPT, PAqI, has been a pediatric physical therapist since 1995. Kiki works for St. Croix Therapy in Hudson, Wisconsin, and has more than 20 years of experience developing and implementing aquatic therapy programs for a diverse pediatric population, which includes working with children of all ages, with a special focus on the birth-to-three population and medically complex children. Kiki serves as the birth-to-three team lead for her clinic and coordinates services with several counties in Wisconsin. Kiki is certified in Halliwick, Ai Chi, Bad Ragaz, and cranial sacral therapy. Kiki is a pediatric aquaticist and has helped develop several courses for Aquatic Therapy University. She speaks nationally and internationally. Kiki is an adjunct professor for St. Catherine's University and teaches pediatric coursework for their Physical Therapy Assistant Program. She is also the owner of North Star Aquatic Therapy.

Kiki Dickinson's Continuing Education Courses

Pediatric Aquatic Evidence-Based Practice

Pediatric Aquatic Evidence-Based Practice

What is the current evidence-based research on a variety of pediatric diagnoses, including Cerebral Palsy, Duchenne’s muscular dystrophy, Down syndrome, and the medically fragile, and how do I apply this research to my clinical practice?… Read Morearrow_right

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Pediatric Aquatics for the Child With a Neuro-Motor Disorder: Principles and Precautions

Pediatric Aquatics for the Child With a Neuro-Motor Disorder: Principles and Precautions

Why is aquatic therapy such a beneficial medium to treat the child with a neuromuscular disorder and what are the specific precautions and contraindications? This course will review water principles and how they positively impact successful… Read Morearrow_right

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Pediatric Aquatics for the Child With a Neuro-Motor Disorder: Interventions

Pediatric Aquatics for the Child With a Neuro-Motor Disorder: Interventions

A multitude of impairments that are appropriate for aquatic treatment will be reviewed, including poor head and/or trunk control, impaired balance/coordination, weakness, poor endurance, and decreased range of motion. This course will include… Read Morearrow_right

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Pediatric Aquatics for the Child on the Autism Spectrum or With a Sensory-Motor Processing Disorder

Pediatric Aquatics for the Child on the Autism Spectrum or With a Sensory-Motor Processing Disorder

Why is aquatic therapy such a beneficial medium to treat the child with a sensory-motor processing disorder? This course will review water principles and how they positively impact successful therapy treatments in relation to children with… Read Morearrow_right

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