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Course Description

Successful completion of this 16-day NDT/Bobath Certificate Course in the Management of Adults with Stroke and Brain Injury course provides eligibility to apply for the NDTA™ Certification Program.

Please note that course registration is limited to a maximum of 20 participants.  This course tends to fill up.

Course Objectives

Participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Gain an understanding of NDT/Bobath principles.
  • Improve their ability to analyze typical and atypical movement.
  • Apply NDT/Bobath therapeutic handling strategies and techniques to individuals with neuromotor disorders.
  • Identify the relationship between participation restriction, functional activity limitations, ineffective posture and movement and impairments in individuals with neuromotor disorders.
  • Integrate this approach to management with concepts of neuroplasticity, recovery of function and motor learning theory.
  • Develop and demonstrate therapeutic handling strategies and skills necessary to improve the individual’s sensorimotor performance and overall functional abilities.

Course Prerequisites

  • Applicants must be qualified Physical or Occupational Therapists, or Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Applicants must have a minimum of one-year experience following graduation
  • Applicants must be presently working with adults with neurological impairments

Course Format

Course format will include lectures, patient demonstrations and treatment, and laboratory practice sessions. Patient demonstrations will be presented by the instructors. Participants will have laboratory sessions to practice various hands-on intervention strategies. Participants will also treat patients with guidance from the instructors.

Course Schedule

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Returning Registrant


Part 1: October 1-4, 2020
Part 2: October 22-25, 2020
Part 3: November 12-15, 2020
Part 4: November 26-29, 2020


Toronto Rehabilitation Institute
550 University Ave, Toronto
2nd Floor Auditorium

Registration Rates

Member $3,250.00
Non-Member $3,550.00


Conference Services
Phone: (416) 597-3422 ext 3448