News & Events

At Pediatric Partners, we are continually hosting presentations, trainings and participating in community events to stay up-to-date on the most relevant tools, information and celebrations for our industry. Most activities are open to the public; we would love to meet you there!

Toileting, Interoception, and Nutrition

Pediatric Partners therapist receives certification in Toileting, Interoception, and Nutrition, an evidence-based approach for promoting toileting success and independence. Through this course, therapists learned more about the relationship between bowel and bladder, how to address interocpetion, and how nutrition impacts toileting. Providers were able to review current trends in toileting approaches and the latest research…

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Bismarck Physical Therapist Attends Combined Sections Meeting

A physical therapist from the Pediatric Partners Clinic in Bismarck attended the Combined Sections Meeting this past spring. This is the leading physical therapy (PT) conference through the American Physical Therapy Association and provides an incredible opportunity for physical therapists to continue their education, network, collaborate, and share their experience. Through this conference, therapists were…

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Bismarck Therapists Certified in Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing

As a way to offer alternative treatment and better serve the pediatric population in the community, through the Maiberger Institute, two therapists at the Pediatric Partners Clinic in Bismarck have received their certification to offer Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy. Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is an evidence-based, integrative modality designed to…

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Vision Techniques for Eye Movement Disorders

Vision Techniques for Eye Movement Disorders Associated with Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, and other Neurological Disorders: Hands-on Assessments and Treatments for Children and Adolescents Bismarck Occupational Therapists, Mollie and Kaylee recently attended an online course “Vision Techniques for Eye Movement Disorders Associated with Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia & Other Neurological Disorders: Hands-on Assessments and Treatments for Children…

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MNRI Dynamic & Postural Reflex Pattern Integration – Part 1

Bismarck Occupational Therapist, Sabrina, and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant, Kelly, recently attended an online course “MNRI Dynamic & Postural Reflex Pattern Integration – Part 1” hosted by Svetlana Masgutova Educational Institute.  This course provided Kelly and Sabrina with a foundational understanding of primary motor reflex patterns, the impact of non-integration, and MNRI techniques to assess…

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3 Steps to Improving Interoception: An Evidence-based Approach

Occupational Therapist, Courtney, recently completed an online course called “3 Steps to Improving Interoception: An Evidence-based Approach.”  Courtney attended this online course to gain more awareness on the topic of interoception. Interoception is a lesser-known sense that helps you understand and feel what is going on inside your body. Children who struggle with the interoceptive…

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Dyslexia and Literacy: The Role of the OT

Occupational Therapist, Jordan, attended the course “Dyslexia and Literacy: The Role of the OT” to advance her knowledge by learning how to define and understand the signs and symptoms of dyslexia, as well as the misunderstandings. Additionally, she was provided with specific interventions and learned how to address dyslexia during her OT sessions. Attending this…

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Oppositional, Defiant, and Disruptive Children and Adolescents

Occupational Therapist, Hailey Tollefson, attended the course “Oppositional, Defiant, Disruptive Children and Adolescents” to advance her knowledge by learning new and effective non-medication approaches for children and adolescents who demonstrate challenging behaviors. Attending this conference, Hailey learned a variety of effective strategies used to treat children who have out of control behaviors, as well as…

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Quickshifts: Revolutionizing the Use of Sounds in Sensorimotor Integrative Treatment

Hannah Zimmerman, Director of Therapy Services in Bismarck, participated in a live webinar titled Quickshifts: Revolutionizing the Use of Sound in Sensorimotor Integrative Treatment. This course emphasized education on research, use of Therapeutic Listening, and new Quickshifts albums that are available. This program is a quick readjustment for children that have gone through the Therapeutic…

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Telehealth Services Available

Pediatric Partners is now offering Telehealth Services in Early Intervention, Neuropsychology, Mental Health Therapy, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Occupational, Physical and Speech Therapy.  Telehealth is the application of telecommunication technology to the delivery of outpatient therapy in occupational, physical, speech-language therapy and mental health services at a distance by linking clinician to the client while…

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Therapists Dive Deeper into Treating Pediatric Feeding Concerns

Families with children who struggle with feeding issues often find mealtimes stressful and unpleasant. At Pediatric Partners, our therapists work hard developing and implementing strategies to help restore that bonding time for families. Recently, several members from our speech-language pathology and occupational therapy teams spent time digging deeper into approaches and techniques to better address these challenges with children and their families.

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Mental Health Presentation – A Team Approach: Navigating Your Child’s Journey

Join our team of Pediatric Mental Health Specialists for a day filled with engaging conversation focused on our children’s mental health. We will share from our experience, how we all are part of your child’s team, and how we can best support the unique needs along your child’s journey.   This event has been postponed to a later date – we apologize for any inconvenience.

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